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John (John) Joshua Kirby
by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1879 (circa 1764)
8 7/8 in. x 7 in. (226 mm x 177 mm) plate size; 20 in. x 13 3/4 in. (508 mm x 348 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1961
- (John) Joshua Kirby (1716-1774), Artist and teacher of linear perspective; friend of Thomas Gainsborough. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Portrait and landscape painter. Artist associated with 262 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Henry Graves & Co (active 1844-1899), Publishers. Artist associated with 228 portraits.
- James Scott (circa 1809-circa 1889), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- NPG D3436: John (John) Joshua Kirby (from same plate)
- NPG D3435: John (John) Joshua Kirby (from same plate)
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