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Thomas Kerrich (1748-1828), Cambridge University Librarian, antiquary and draughtsman

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 9 portraits
Kerrich, the cleric and antiquary was a talented draughtsman who had his childhood drawings approved by William Hogarth. Kerrich won a travelling scholarship to Italy where he drew perhaps under the influence of Fuseli or artists in his circle. Later in life he wrote on gothic architecture, produced illustrations for Gough's Sepulchral Monuments and became one of the earliest lithographers. He left his fine collection of early royal portraits to the Society of Antiquaries and his other collections passed to the British Museum and the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University where he had been a librarian.

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Thomas Kerrich

by Thomas Kerrich
chalk, 1774
NPG 6531


Elizabeth Woodville

by Johann Gottlieb Facius, or by Georg Siegmund Facius, after Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D23802


Thomas Wale

by Georg Siegmund Facius, after Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D13895


Dr Hill

by Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, 1800
NPG D35849


Elizabeth Woodville

by Georg Siegmund Facius, published by William Richardson, after Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1803
NPG D19617


Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy

by Johann Gottlieb Facius, after Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, 1804
NPG D24089


Robert Glynn Clobery

by Walter Gee, after Thomas Kerrich
chalk, 1798


Isaac Milner

by and published by Johann Gottlieb Facius, by and published by Georg Siegmund Facius, after Thomas Kerrich
stipple engraving, published 22 April 1811
NPG D38418


William Pearce

by and published by Charles Turner, after Thomas Kerrich
mezzotint, published 12 April 1818
NPG D39578

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