6 of 16 portraits of Laurence Sterne
by Edward Fisher, printed for Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (355 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 14 7/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (379 mm x 290 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1964
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Sitterback to top
- Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), Writer and divine; author of 'Tristram Shandy'. Sitter in 16 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Edward Fisher (1722-before 1782), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 93 portraits.
- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
- Robert Sayer (1724 or 1725-1794), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 196 portraits.
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