6 of 13 portraits of 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 with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- 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.