© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir George Yonge, 5th Bt
by Edmund Scott, published by Samuel William Fores, after Mather Brown Click on the links below to find out more
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1 May 1790
11 1/4 in. x 8 1/8 in. (286 mm x 206 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
- Mather Brown (1761-1831), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 28 portraits.
- Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 71 portraits.
- Edmund Scott (1758-circa 1811), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 19 portraits.
- NPG D15170: Sir George Yonge, 5th Bt (from same plate)
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