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Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788), Painter

Artist associated with 73 portraits
Robert Edge Pine was a portrait and historical painter He was the son of John Pine, the engraver, and was probably his pupil. Pine exhibited at the Society of Artists from 1760 to 1771, and at the Free Society of Artists from 1761 to 1763. During the 1760s, he was one of the leading portrait painters in London; his sitters included George II, the Duke of Northumberland and David Garrick. In around 1784, Pine moved to America and settled in Philadelphia, where he devoted himself to portraiture. He built a flourishing portrait practice, with George Washington his most eminent American sitter.

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Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge)

by Robert Edge Pine
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1774
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David Garrick

by Robert Edge Pine
oil on canvas, circa 1775
NPG 82

5856

Catharine Macaulay (née Sawbridge)

by Robert Edge Pine
oil on canvas, circa 1775
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5856

D38332

Sir Joseph Mawbey, 1st Bt

by John Dixon, printed for John Bowles, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D38332

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Sir Joseph Mawbey, 1st Bt

by John Dixon, printed for John Bowles, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D38333

D4174

Jacob de Castro Sarmento

by Richard Houston, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint
NPG D4174

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William Baillie

by Nathaniel Hone, after Robert Edge Pine
etching, 1752
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D4658

Miss Nailer (Naylor) as Hebe

by James Wilson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1760-1780
NPG D4658

D4659

Miss Nailer (Naylor) as Hebe

published by Robert Sayer, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1760-1774
NPG D4659

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Miss Nailer (Naylor) as Hebe

published by Robert Sayer, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1760-1774
NPG D4660

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Miss Nailer (Naylor) as Hebe

published by Robert Sayer, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1760-1774
NPG D4661

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John Wilkes

by James Watson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1764
NPG D37526

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John Wilkes

by James Wilson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1764
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Arthur Beardmore

by James Watson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1765
NPG D23550

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Arthur Beardmore

by James Watson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 20 May 1765
NPG D682

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Arthur Beardmore

by James Watson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 20 May 1765
NPG D777

D871

Master Brown

by William Humphrey, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1765
NPG D871

D872

Master Brown

by William Humphrey, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, published 1765
NPG D872

D32864

King George II

by William Dickinson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1766 (1759)
NPG D32864

D32865

King George II

by William Dickinson, after Robert Edge Pine
mezzotint, circa 1766 (1759)
NPG D32865

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