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Sir James Thornhill

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Sir James Thornhill, by Jonathan Richardson, circa 1730-1734 - NPG 3962 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir James Thornhill

by Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1730-1734
30 in. x 25 in. (762 mm x 635 mm)
Purchased, 1955
Primary Collection
NPG 3962

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  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Father-in-law of William Hogarth, decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Sitter associated with 14 portraits, Artist associated with 23 portraits.

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  • Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 120 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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