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Edward Gibbon

6 of 14 portraits of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon, by John Hall, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 1780 (1779) - NPG D2757 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Gibbon

by John Hall, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1780 (1779)
Reference Collection
NPG D2757


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Sitterback to top

  • Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Sitter in 14 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Hall (1739-1797), Engraver. Artist associated with 36 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D2758: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D2759: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D14751: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)

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