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Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light'

2 of 3 portraits of Joseph Townsend

Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light', by William Holl Sr, after  John Opie, and by  Thomas Milton, after  John Townsend, published by  Robert John Thornton, published December 1805 - NPG D34350 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light'

by William Holl Sr, after John Opie, and by Thomas Milton, after John Townsend, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published December 1805
18 3/4 in. x 12 7/8 in. (475 mm x 328 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1964
Reference Collection
NPG D34350


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Artistsback to top

  • William Holl Sr (1771-1838), Engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Milton (1742 or 1743-1827), Printmaker and topographical draughtsman. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
  • John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 146 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.
  • Robert John Thornton (1768-1837), Physician, writer on botany and publisher. Artist associated with 48 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Townsend (active 1776-1778). Artist associated with 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D40067: Joseph Townsend with 'View of the Escurial by Moon Light' (impression from same plate as)