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

1 portrait 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)