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

13 of 56 portraits of David Garrick

David Garrick ('Mr Garrick in the Character of Richard III'), by Charles Grignion, by and after  William Hogarth, published 20 June 1746 (1741) - NPG D34381 - © 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 5/8 in. x 20 3/4 in. (422 mm x 526 mm) plate size; 18 1/4 in. x 21 3/8 in. (464 mm x 543 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1957
Reference Collection
NPG D34381


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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 D34378: 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)