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A Great Actor Playing to Empty Benches

13 of 13 portraits of James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn

A Great Actor Playing to Empty Benches, by John Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducote, published by  Thomas McLean, published 14 September 1832 - NPG D41161 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

A Great Actor Playing to Empty Benches

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 September 1832
11 1/4 in. x 16 3/8 in. (286 mm x 415 mm) overall
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D41161


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  • John Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 700 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Alfred Ducote (active 1830-1840), Lithographer and lithographic printer. Artist associated with 434 portraits.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.