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Fanny Kemble

3 of 3 portraits of Fanny Kemble

Fanny Kemble, by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 1784 (1783) - NPG D36819 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Fanny Kemble

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1784 (1783)
14 7/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (378 mm x 276 mm) plate size; 19 1/4 in. x 14 5/8 in. (489 mm x 371 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1951
Reference Collection
NPG D36819


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  • Frances ('Fanny') Kemble (1759-1812), Actress; sister of Sarah Siddons, and of John and Charles Kemble. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • John Jones (circa 1745-1797), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 91 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

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