1 of 56 portraits of David Garrick
by Benjamin Wilson
oil on canvas, circa 1752-1755
30 in. x 25 1/8 in. (762 mm x 638 mm)
Bequeathed by Lloyd Tyrell-Kenyon, 5th Baron Kenyon, 1994
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Sitterback to top
- David Garrick (1717-1779), Actor, playwright and theatre manager. Sitter associated with 56 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Benjamin Wilson (1721-1788), Portrait painter and scientist. Artist associated with 43 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ingamells, John, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, 2004, p. 179
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 238
Exhibitions and displays
- Simon Schama’s Face of Britain
Until 4 January 2016