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Mary Wollstonecraft

2 of 6 portraits of Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft, by William Ridley, published by  Thomas Bellamy, after  John Opie, published 1 February 1796 - NPG D2787 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Wollstonecraft

by William Ridley, published by Thomas Bellamy, after John Opie
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1796
6 3/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. (162 mm x 112 mm) plate size; 11 1/4 in. x 8 1/8 in. (287 mm x 205 mm) paper size
acquired Martin Collection, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D2787


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  • Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), Writer and feminist; wife of William Godwin. Sitter in 6 portraits.

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  • Thomas Bellamy (1745-1800), Writer. Artist associated with 13 portraits.
  • John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 146 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.
  • William Ridley (1764-1838), Stipple engraver. Artist associated with 100 portraits.