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Charles Sherwin

(baptised 1757), Engraver of portraits

Artist associated with 7 portraits
Charles Sherwin was the brother of portrait painter John Sherwin, and worked as his assistant. He completed a number of his brother's portraits including those of Captain Dampier, after Murray, of Viscount Folkestone, after Gainsborough, and of George Cleghorne.

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Thomas Wilson, by John Keyse Sherwin, by  Charles Sherwin, after  Joseph Wright - NPG D11477

Thomas Wilson

by John Keyse Sherwin, by Charles Sherwin, after Joseph Wright
line engraving, published 1782
NPG D11477

Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, by Charles Sherwin, published by  John Stockdale, after  Gerrit van Honthorst - NPG D25741

Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

by Charles Sherwin, published by John Stockdale, after Gerrit van Honthorst
stipple engraving, published 4 April 1787
NPG D25741

Emanuel Scrope Howe, by Charles Sherwin, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D31554

Emanuel Scrope Howe

by Charles Sherwin, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1787
NPG D31554

Emanuel Scrope Howe, by Charles Sherwin, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D1251

Emanuel Scrope Howe

by Charles Sherwin, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1787
NPG D1251

Emanuel Scrope Howe, by Charles Sherwin, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D1252

Emanuel Scrope Howe

by Charles Sherwin, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1787
NPG D1252

William Dampier, by Charles Sherwin, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D2251

William Dampier

by Charles Sherwin, after Thomas Murray
line engraving, published 1787
NPG D2251

King Henry VIII, by Charles Sherwin, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24158

King Henry VIII

by Charles Sherwin, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1788
NPG D24158

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