David Garrick ('Reddere Personae scit convenientia cuique')

1 portrait of David Garrick

David Garrick ('Reddere Personae scit convenientia cuique'), by Edward Fisher, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, (1760-1761) - NPG D34383 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

David Garrick ('Reddere Personae scit convenientia cuique')

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760-1761)
16 3/4 in. x 19 5/8 in. (425 mm x 500 mm) plate size (trimmed to platemark)
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D34383


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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 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 D34376: David Garrick ('Garrick between Comedy and Tragedy') (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 D19234: David Garrick ('Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour') (based on same portrait)