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Catharine Macaulay (nee Sawbridge)

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Catharine Macaulay (nee Sawbridge), by Robert Edge Pine, circa 1774 - NPG 1357 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Catharine Macaulay (nee Sawbridge)

by Robert Edge Pine
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1774
29 1/4 in. x 24 1/2 in. (743 mm x 622 mm)
Purchased, 1904
Primary Collection
NPG 1357


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This portrait shows Macaulay dressed as a Roman matron, reflecting her belief that the ancient Roman republic was the example to which England should aspire.

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  • NPG 5856: Catharine Macaulay (nee Sawbridge) (source portrait)

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