John Opie

1 portrait

John Opie, by John Opie, 1785 - NPG 47 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Opie

by John Opie
oil on canvas, 1785
29 1/4 in. x 24 1/2 in. (743 mm x 622 mm)
Purchased, 1858
Primary Collection
NPG 47


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  • John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Sitter in 12 portraits, Artist associated with 146 portraits.

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  • John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 146 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.

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Opie painted many self-portraits, mainly to experiment with different styles of painting. This portrait was made at the time Opie was establishing his reputation in London.

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