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Joseph Collyer the Younger

(1748-1827), Engraver

Artist associated with 60 portraits
Joseph Collyer the Younger studied under the engraver Anthony Walker, who worked for printmaker John Boydell in the early 1760s. Collyer enrolled at the Royal Academy schools in 1771, after which he too worked for Boydell. He exhibited at the Society of Artists between 1780 and 1790, and intermittently at the Royal Academy from 1789 until 1822. Collyer was made an associate of the Royal Academy in 1786, and in the same year was appointed portrait engraver to Queen Charlotte.

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Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, by Joseph Collyer the Younger - NPG D27082

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

by Joseph Collyer the Younger
line engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D27082

Geoffrey Chaucer, by Joseph Collyer the Younger - NPG D24075

Geoffrey Chaucer

by Joseph Collyer the Younger
line engraving, published 1774
NPG D24075

Jean Baptiste Colbert, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Philippe de Champaigne - NPG D29405

Jean Baptiste Colbert

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Philippe de Champaigne
line engraving, published 1774
NPG D29405

David Garrick, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by  George Kearsley, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D27967

David Garrick

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by George Kearsley, after Thomas Gainsborough
line engraving, published 1 November 1776
NPG D27967

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D8915

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D8915

David Garrick, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D2743

David Garrick

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Thomas Gainsborough
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D2743

David Garrick, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D2744

David Garrick

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Thomas Gainsborough
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D2744

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D4951

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D4951

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D8913

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D8913

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Daniel Dodd - NPG D8914

Mary Ann Yates as Jane Shore

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Daniel Dodd
line engraving, published 1776
NPG D8914

Paul Whitehead, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D8313

Paul Whitehead

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Thomas Gainsborough
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D8313

Paul Whitehead, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D8314

Paul Whitehead

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Thomas Gainsborough
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D8314

Robert Leighton, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by  Thomas Vallance - NPG D28907

Robert Leighton

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by Thomas Vallance
line engraving, published 1779
NPG D28907

John Philips, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27312

John Philips

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1779
NPG D27312

John Philips, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27313

John Philips

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1779
NPG D27313

Sir John Denham, by Joseph Collyer the Younger - NPG D42251

Sir John Denham

by Joseph Collyer the Younger
line engraving, published 1779
NPG D42251

Rowland Hill, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  John Russell - NPG D13800

Rowland Hill

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after John Russell
stipple engraving, published 1783
NPG D13800

Alexander Pope, by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27572

Alexander Pope

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1787
NPG D27572

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