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John Hunter

6 of 13 portraits of John Hunter

John Hunter, by and published by William Sharp, published by  Benjamin Beale Evans, published by  William Skelton, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 1 January 1788 (1786) - NPG D36395 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Hunter

by and published by William Sharp, published by Benjamin Beale Evans, published by William Skelton, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1 January 1788 (1786)
19 7/8 in. x 15 in. (506 mm x 382 mm) plate size; 22 in. x 16 7/8 in. (559 mm x 429 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D36395


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Sitterback to top

  • John Hunter (1728-1793), Surgeon and anatomist. Sitter in 13 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Benjamin Beale Evans (active 1783-1824), Printseller and engraver. Artist associated with 7 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • William Sharp (1749-1824), Engraver. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • William Skelton (1763-1848), Engraver. Artist associated with 58 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 77: John Hunter (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D9006: John Hunter (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D36394: John Hunter (impression from same plate as)