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Thomas Jenkins (1722-1798), Painter, art dealer and banker in Rome

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 2 portraits
Painter who became a wealthy art dealer; lived in Rome; and engaged in securing commissions for the British artists residing there and in buying works of art for noblemen on the Grand Tour; amongst many famous sculptures he acquired Bernini's Neptune and Triton, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, for Joshua Reynolds.

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D1271

John Cennick

by Robert Purcell, after Thomas Jenkins
mezzotint, 1754
NPG D1271

D2753

Francesco Geminiani

by James Macardell, after Thomas Jenkins
mezzotint, published 1777
NPG D2753