William Empson

1 portrait of William Empson

William Empson

by William Walker, after John Linnell
mezzotint, mid 19th century
17 in. x 13 in. (433 mm x 331 mm) plate size; 19 in. x 14 5/8 in. (484 mm x 370 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D36185


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  • William Empson (1791-1852), Lawyer and literary reviewer. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • John Linnell (1792-1882), Painter. Artist associated with 67 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
  • William Walker (1791-1867), Photographer, engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 119 portraits.

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