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George Frideric Handel

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George Frideric Handel, after Thomas Hudson, (1756) - NPG 8 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Frideric Handel

after Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, (1756)
48 7/8 in. x 39 7/8 in. (1242 mm x 1013 mm)
Purchased, 1857
Primary Collection
NPG 8


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  • Thomas Hudson (1701-1779), Portrait painter and art collector. Artist associated with 181 portraits.

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An early, somewhat coarse, copy of part of Thomas Hudson's full-length portrait of the composer late in life. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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