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'Sir Francis Dashwood worshipping Venus'

5 of 24 portraits of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

'Sir Francis Dashwood worshipping Venus', by William Platt, after  William Hogarth, late 18th century - NPG D37234 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Sir Francis Dashwood worshipping Venus'

by William Platt, after William Hogarth
line engraving, late 18th century
15 in. x 9 7/8 in. (380 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 19 3/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (491 mm x 347 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1955
Reference Collection
NPG D37234


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Artistsback to top

  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 125 portraits, Sitter associated with 19 portraits.
  • William Platt (1775-after 1796), Engraver. Artist associated with 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D37235: 'Sir Francis Dashwood worshipping Venus' (impression from same plate as)