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Thomas Murray

(1663-1735), Portrait painter

Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Artist associated with 84 portraits
Scottish-born Murray moved to London and studied with a member of the De Critz family before becoming a pupil of eminent portraitist John Riley. In 1703, he painted Queen Anne for the Society of the Middle Temple in London, showing her crowned and in royal robes. His many full-length oil paintings include a portrait of John, 1st Duke of Atholl.

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King William III, by Thomas Murray - NPG 5496

King William III

by Thomas Murray
oil on canvas, circa 1691
NPG 5496

William Dampier, by Thomas Murray - NPG 538

William Dampier

by Thomas Murray
oil on canvas, circa 1697-1698
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 538

Sir John Vanbrugh, attributed to Thomas Murray - NPG 1568

Sir John Vanbrugh

attributed to Thomas Murray
oil on canvas, circa 1719
NPG 1568

George Petty, by Robert Williams, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D3896

George Petty

by Robert Williams, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704
NPG D3896

John Banister, by Robert Williams, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D626

John Banister

by Robert Williams, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D626

John Banister, by and published by Robert Williams, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11669

John Banister

by and published by Robert Williams, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11669

George Petty, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11703

George Petty

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704
NPG D11703

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, by Isaac Beckett, after  Thomas Murray, published by  John Smith - NPG D30843

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle

by Isaac Beckett, after Thomas Murray, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D30843

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, by John Smith, published by  Isaac Beckett, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D325

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle

by John Smith, published by Isaac Beckett, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D325

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11660

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11660

Henry Worster, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D4480

Henry Worster

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D4480

Henry Worster, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D4915

Henry Worster

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D4915

Henry Worster, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D4916

Henry Worster

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D4916

Henry Worster, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11690

Henry Worster

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D11690

Thomas Gill, by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D31224

Thomas Gill

by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1694
NPG D31224

Thomas Gill, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D2435

Thomas Gill

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1694
NPG D2435

Thomas Gill, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D2436

Thomas Gill

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1694
NPG D2436

Thomas Gill, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11762

Thomas Gill

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1694
NPG D11762

Thomas Gill, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D16232

Thomas Gill

by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1694
NPG D16232

Philip Frowde, by John Faber Jr, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D1997

Philip Frowde

by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint
NPG D1997

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