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John Hunter

8 of 13 portraits of John Hunter

John Hunter, by William Overend Geller, printed by  S.H. Hawkins, published by  H. Benham, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 21 April 1836 (1786) - NPG D36396 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Hunter

by William Overend Geller, printed by S.H. Hawkins, published by H. Benham, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 21 April 1836 (1786)
19 7/8 in. x 15 3/8 in. (505 mm x 389 mm) plate size; 20 7/8 in. x 16 1/8 in. (529 mm x 409 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D36396


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • H. Benham (active 1836), Publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • William Overend Geller (active circa 1790-1853), Printmaker and painter. Artist associated with 23 portraits.
  • S.H. Hawkins (active 1841-1848), Printer. Artist associated with 9 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 77: John Hunter (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D19254: John Hunter (impression from same plate as)