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'The Dilettanti Society'

3 of 4 portraits of John Smyth

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
11 in. x 8 1/4 in. (279 mm x 210 mm) plate size; 19 5/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (500 mm x 353 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D35196


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  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Charles Algernon Tomkins (1821-circa 1903), Engraver. Artist associated with 35 portraits.

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  • NPG D32326: 'The Dilettanti Society' (companion print)
  • NPG D15003: 'The Dilettanti Society' (companion print)
  • NPG D32325: 'The Dilettanti Society' (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D35197: 'The Dilettanti Society' (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D35198: 'The Dilettanti Society' (impression from same plate as)