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Johan van Diest

(1695-1757)

Artist associated with 11 portraits
John van Diest came from a dynasty of Dutch painters, originally from The Hague. His grandfather, Willem van Diest was a marine painter who settled in England with his son, Adriaen van Diest, the landscape painter, in 1672. Born in England, John van Diest may have been a pupil of Kneller. He worked as a copyist and painted portraits as well as landscapes and harbour scenes.

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James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope, attributed to Johan van Diest - NPG 6

James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope

attributed to Johan van Diest
oil on canvas, circa 1718
NPG 6

George Wade, attributed to Johan van Diest - NPG 1594

George Wade

attributed to Johan van Diest
oil on canvas, circa 1731
NPG 1594

George Carpenter, Baron Carpenter, by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D11252

George Carpenter, Baron Carpenter

by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, 1719 or after
NPG D11252

George Wade, by, published by and sold by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D37967

George Wade

by, published by and sold by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, published 1736 (circa 1731)
NPG D37967

George Wade, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D14765

George Wade

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, published 1736 (circa 1731)
NPG D14765

Christopher Clarke, by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D27481

Christopher Clarke

by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D27481

Christopher Clarke, by John Faber Jr, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D1419

Christopher Clarke

by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D1419

Arthur Forrest, by Richard Purcell (Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by  Elizabeth Bakewell, and published by  Henry Parker, after  Johan van Diest - NPG D37733

Arthur Forrest

by Richard Purcell (Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by Elizabeth Bakewell, and published by Henry Parker, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, 1757 or after
NPG D37733

Arthur Forrest, after Johan van Diest - NPG D2353

Arthur Forrest

after Johan van Diest
line engraving, after 1757
NPG D2353

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George Wade

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, published 1736 (circa 1731)
NPG D19164

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Christopher Clarke

by John Faber Jr, after Johan van Diest
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D1420

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