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Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Writer

Sitter in 10 portraits
Irish-born author and playwright. Though awkward in manner, he was a much loved member of the Club, and Johnson saved him from debtor's prison by selling his novel The Vicar of Wakefield in 1762. His best-known comedy is She Stoops to Conquer, 1773.

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Oliver Goldsmith

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, (1769-1770)
NPG 828

130

Oliver Goldsmith

studio of Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, circa 1770 or later
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 130

676

Oliver Goldsmith

by Unknown artist
watercolour and Chinese white on laid paper, circa 1770?
NPG 676

D13797

Oliver Goldsmith

by James Bretherton, after Henry William Bunbury
etching, late 18th century
NPG D13797

D13949

Oliver Goldsmith

by John Summerfield, by Robert Newton, published by William Cribb, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 4 June 1817 (1770)
NPG D13949

D2445

Oliver Goldsmith

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Hodgson, Boys & Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1835 (1770)
NPG D2445

D14518

'A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds's'

by D. George Thompson, published by Owen Bailey, after James William Edmund Doyle
stipple and line engraving, published 1 October 1851
NPG D14518

D19813

Oliver Goldsmith

by Abraham Wivell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, (1770)
NPG D19813

D17847

Oliver Goldsmith

by James Bretherton, after Henry William Bunbury
etching, published 1776
NPG D17847

D20123

Oliver Goldsmith

by John Summerfield, by Robert Newton, published by William Cribb, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 4 June 1817 (1770)
NPG D20123