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George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester
by John Jones, published by William Austin, after Gilbert Stuart Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 20 January 1790
20 1/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (512 mm x 358 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- William Austin (1721-1820), Drawing master and engraver. Artist associated with 14 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- John Jones (circa 1745-1797), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 91 portraits.
- Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828), Painter. Artist associated with 60 portraits.
- NPG D38180: George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester (from same plate)
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