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Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway)

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Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway)

by Richard Purcell (Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765-1766 (1765)
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (355 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 15 1/2 in. x 10 3/4 in. (395 mm x 272 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D34916


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  • Richard Purcell (Charles or Philip Corbutt) (active 1746-died 1766), Engraver. Artist associated with 76 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Robert Sayer (1724 or 1725-1794), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 196 portraits.

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  • NPG D2894: Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway) (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D2500: Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway) (based on same portrait)

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