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David Garrick ('Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy')

16 of 56 portraits of David Garrick

David Garrick ('Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy'), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, (1760-1761) - NPG D34376 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

David Garrick ('Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy')

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint printed in colours, (1760-1761)
17 3/8 in. x 21 3/4 in. (442 mm x 553 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D34376


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Sitterback to top

  • David Garrick (1717-1779), Actor, playwright and theatre manager. Sitter associated with 56 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Edward Fisher (1722-before 1782), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 93 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19234: David Garrick ('Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour') (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D2420: David Garrick ('Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour') (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D34382: David Garrick ('Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour') (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D34383: David Garrick ('Reddere Personae scit convenientia cuique') (based on same portrait)