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Jonathan Swift

20 of 23 portraits of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

by Thomas Burford, published by John Bowles, after Markham
mezzotint, 1744
13 7/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (351 mm x 249 mm) plate size; 15 1/4 in. x 11 5/8 in. (386 mm x 295 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D40800


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Sitterback to top

  • Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Satirist and divine. Sitter in 23 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Bowles (1701?-1779), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 114 portraits.
  • Thomas Burford (circa 1710-circa 1776), Printseller. Artist associated with 16 portraits.
  • Markham. Artist associated with 5 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19089: Jonathan Swift (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D18728: Jonathan Swift (impression from same plate as)