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Edward Colston

2 of 2 portraits of Edward Colston

Edward Colston, by George Vertue, after  Jonathan Richardson, published 1722 - NPG D34050 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Colston

by George Vertue, after Jonathan Richardson
line engraving, published 1722
15 1/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (384 mm x 271 mm) plate size; 15 3/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (391 mm x 289 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source
Reference Collection
NPG D34050


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Sitterback to top

  • Edward Colston (1636-1721), Merchant and philanthropist. Sitter associated with 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 120 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 847 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D27544: Edward Colston (impression from same plate as)