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'Poets and Philosophers of England'

18 of 94 portraits of William Shakespeare

'Poets and Philosophers of England', by John Simon, mid 18th century - NPG D41665 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Poets and Philosophers of England'

by John Simon
mezzotint, mid 18th century
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (353 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 14 7/8 in. x 11 1/8 in. (377 mm x 282 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1890
Reference Collection
NPG D41665


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  • John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.

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  • NPG D3192: 'Poets and Philosophers of England' (impression from same plate as)