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David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III')

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David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III'), by Charles Grignion, by and after  William Hogarth, published 20 June 1746 (1741) - NPG D34378 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III')

by Charles Grignion, by and after William Hogarth
line engraving, published 20 June 1746 (1741)
16 3/8 in. x 20 1/8 in. (416 mm x 512 mm) plate size; 18 1/8 in. x 22 1/4 in. (461 mm x 565 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D34378


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • Charles Grignion (1721-1810), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 24 portraits.
  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 125 portraits, Sitter associated with 19 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D34381: David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III') (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D8363: David Garrick as Richard III (based on same portrait)