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Lord John Cavendish
by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1796
15 3/8 in. x 11 in. (391 mm x 278 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1954
- Lord John Cavendish (1732-1796), Politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 11 portraits.
- Joseph Grozer (circa 1755-1798), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 27 portraits.
- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
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