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John Wilkes

10 of 47 portraits of John Wilkes

John Wilkes, by William Hogarth, published 16 May 1763 - NPG D1362 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Wilkes

by William Hogarth
etching, published 16 May 1763
Reference Collection
NPG D1362

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  • John Wilkes (1725-1797), Journalist, agitator and politician; MP for Aylesbury and Middlesex. Sitter associated with 47 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.

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  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 125 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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