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4 of 5 portraits of Omai

Omai, by Johann Jacobé, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1780 - NPG D1361 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London


by Johann Jacobé, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1780
24 3/8 in. x 15 1/8 in. (620 mm x 384 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1964
Reference Collection
NPG D1361

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  • Omai (circa 1753-circa 1780), First Tahitian to visit England. Sitter in 5 portraits.

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  • Johann Jacobé (1733-1797), Printmaker. Artist associated with 8 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

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