2 of 44 portraits of Alexander Pope
studio of Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1727
30 in. x 25 in. (762 mm x 635 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Michael Dahl (1659-1743), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 168 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Pope is shown in the act of writing with a quill pen. The portrait is one of several versions dating to the late 1720s. 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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- Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 213
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 500