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John Quick (1748-1831), Actor

Sitter in 10 portraits
The son of a brewer, Quick became one of the leading performers at Covent Garden and George III's favourite actor. He was labelled 'the prince of low comedians' by Thomas Bellamy (London Theatres, 1796).

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1355

John Quick

by Thomas Lawranson
oil on canvas, 1789
NPG 1355

D40720

'Mr Shuter, Mr Quick and Mrs Green in the characters of Hardcastle'

by Robert Laurie, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Thomas Parkinson
mezzotint, published 8 February 1776
NPG D40720

D19744

'Mr Shuter, Mr Quick and Mrs Green in the characters of Hardcastle'

by Robert Laurie, printed for Robert Sayer, printed for John Bennett, after Thomas Parkinson
mezzotint, published 8 February 1776
NPG D19744

D5572

John Quick

by James Hopwood Sr, published by Mathews & Leigh, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1807
NPG D5572

D19481

John Quick as Don Lewis in 'Love Makes a Man'

by Jean Condé, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published in or after 1831
NPG D19481

D16596

John Quick as Don Lewis in 'Love Makes a Man'

by Jean Condé, published by Thomas Palser, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published in or after 1831
NPG D16596

D17078

John Quick as Don Lewis in 'Love Makes a Man'

by Jean Condé, published by Thomas Palser, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published in or after 1831
NPG D17078

D15161

John Quick

by James Hopwood Sr, published by Mathews & Leigh, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1807
NPG D15161

D15160

John Quick as Tony Lumpkin in 'She Stoops to Conquer'

painted for C. Cooke
line engraving, published 7 March 1808
NPG D15160

D39152

John Quick as Don Lewis in 'Love Makes a Man'

by Jean Condé, published by Thomas Palser, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published in or after 1831
NPG D39152