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

2 of 8 portraits of Samuel Gurney

Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee'), by and published by Richard Dighton, published 1820 - NPG D32607 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1820
10 in. x 7 1/4 in. (253 mm x 183 mm) plate size; 15 1/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (384 mm x 269 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D32607


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistback to top

  • Richard Dighton (1795-1880), Portrait painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 268 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D32608: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D13329: Samuel Gurney ('They'll be done, we are obliged to thee') (impression from same plate as)