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John Abernethy

2 of 3 portraits of John Abernethy

John Abernethy, by John Brooks, published by  Thomas Jefferys, published by  William Herbert, after  James Latham, 1741 - NPG D5605 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Abernethy

by John Brooks, published by Thomas Jefferys, published by William Herbert, after James Latham
mezzotint, 1741
14 in. x 10 in. (358 mm x 257 mm) plate size; 14 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (382 mm x 270 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D5605


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Sitterback to top

  • John Abernethy (1680-1740), Dissenting minister. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Brooks (circa 1710-after 1756), Engraver and print publisher. Artist associated with 35 portraits.
  • William Herbert (1718-1795), Bibliographer and printseller. Artist associated with 28 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Thomas Jefferys (circa 1719-1771), Engraver, cartographer and publisher. Artist associated with 32 portraits.
  • James Latham (1696-1747), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 9 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D7141: John Abernethy (impression from same plate as)