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Edward Gibbon

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Edward Gibbon, by Unknown artist, circa 1785-1790 - NPG 4854 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Gibbon

by Unknown artist
black chalk with white heightening, the hand and ears in sanguine, with pink crayon on the cheeks, on laid grey paper, circa 1785-1790
7 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (184 mm x 146 mm)
Bequeathed by Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer, 1971
Primary Collection
NPG 4854


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  • Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Sitter in 14 portraits.

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