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John Playfair

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John Playfair, by R. Cooper, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  Sir Henry Raeburn, published 1 April 1816 - NPG D5531 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Playfair

by R. Cooper, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 1 April 1816
acquired Martin Collection, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D5531


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Sitterback to top

  • John Playfair (1748-1819), Mathematician and geologist. Sitter associated with 9 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • T. Cadell & W. Davies (active 1795-1817), Publishers. Artist associated with 234 portraits.
  • R. Cooper (active 1825). Artist associated with 59 portraits.
  • Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D40266: John Playfair (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D40267: John Playfair (impression from same plate as)