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Mason Chamberlin (1722-1787), Portrait painter

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Mason Chamberlin was a portrait painter and one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768. Chamberlin exhibited portraits and history paintings at the Society of Artists, from which he received a premium for a history painting in 1764. He also exhibited at the Free Society in 1764 and was a founder-member of the Royal Academy, exhibiting there between 1769 and 1786.

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6435

Samuel Richardson

by Mason Chamberlin
oil on copper, 1754 or before
NPG 6435

6289

John Bacon the Elder

by William Bate, after Mason Chamberlin
enamel on copper, (1785)
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6289

D32854

Samuel Chandler

by William Pether, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, published 1767
NPG D32854

D3711

Samson Occom

by Jonathan Spilsbury, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, published 1768
NPG D3711

D32228

Robert Brown

by Edward Fisher, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, 1780 (1779)
NPG D32228

D21378

Israel Mauduit

by Thomas Holloway, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, published 1787 (circa 1774)
NPG D21378

D39418

William Turnbull

by William Skelton, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, circa 1790-1820
NPG D39418

D2017

Benjamin Franklin

by Charles Turner, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, 1840 or after
NPG D2017

D39724

Samuel Richardson

after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, (1754 or before)
NPG D39724

D21379

Israel Mauduit

by Thomas Holloway, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, published 1787 (circa 1774)
NPG D21379