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Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee')

4 of 8 portraits of Samuel Gurney

Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee'), by Richard Dighton, published by  Thomas McLean, published 1824 - NPG D32608 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee')

by Richard Dighton, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 1824
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (250 mm x 182 mm) plate size; 13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (344 mm x 244 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D32608


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Gurney (1786-1856), Philanthropist; known as 'The Banker's Banker'. Sitter in 8 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Richard Dighton (1795-1880), Portrait painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 268 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D13329: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32607: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') ()