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Thomas Holcroft; William Godwin

1 of 13 portraits of William Godwin

Thomas Holcroft; William Godwin, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1794 - NPG 6880 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Holcroft; William Godwin

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil with black and red chalk, 1794
6 1/2 in. x 5 1/4 in. (164 mm x 134 mm)
Bequeathed by Kenneth John Garlick, 2009
Primary Collection
NPG 6880


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Sittersback to top

  • William Godwin (1756-1836), Philosopher and novelist. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Thomas Holcroft (1745-1809), Dramatist and writer. Sitter in 9 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 683 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Essay by Richard Holmes, Thomas Lawrence Portraits, 2010 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 21 October 2010 - 23 January 2011), p. 8