House of Commons, 1730

1 portrait of Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin

House of Commons, 1730

by Anthony Fogg, published by Edward Harding, after William Hogarth, and after Sir James Thornhill
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1803
21 1/2 in. x 15 7/8 in. (545 mm x 402 mm) plate size; 24 5/8 in. x 20 1/4 in. (627 mm x 514 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1868
Reference Collection
NPG D39372

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Artistsback to top

  • Anthony Fogg (active 1793-1806). Artist associated with 6 portraits.
  • Edward Harding (1755-1840), Engraver, publisher and librarian to Queen Charlotte. Artist associated with 184 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter associated with 19 portraits.
  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Father-in-law of William Hogarth, decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Artist associated with 23 portraits, Sitter associated with 14 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Aiskew, Clerk assistant, House of Commons. Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin (1645-1712), Financier. Sitter in 16 portraits.
  • Joseph Jekyll (1754-1837), Wit, Solicitor-General to the Prince of Wales and politician; MP for Calne. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
  • Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow (1654-1717), Speaker of the House of Commons. Sitter associated with 5 portraits.
  • Arthur Onslow (1691-1768), Speaker of the House of Commons. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford (1676-1745), Prime Minister. Sitter in 27 portraits.
  • Edward Stables, Clerk of the House of Commons. Sitter in 5 portraits.
  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Father-in-law of William Hogarth, decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Sitter associated with 14 portraits, Artist associated with 23 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D14174: House of Commons, 1730 (from same plate)

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