10 of 49 portraits of John Wilkes
by William Hogarth
etching, published 16 May 1763
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- John Wilkes (1725-1797), Journalist, agitator and politician; MP for Aylesbury and Middlesex. Sitter associated with 49 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.
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- William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter associated with 19 portraits.
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A satirical portrait of Wilkes by William Hogarth who shows him with demonic looking eyes.
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- Ingamells, John, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, 2004, p. 485
- Simon Schama, The Face of Britain: The Nation Through it's Portraits, 2015-09-15, p. 87