Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) ('Hold! - Pizarro - hear me! - if not always justly, at least act always greatly')

1 portrait of Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) ('Hold! - Pizarro - hear me! - if not always justly, at least act always greatly'), by and published by Robert Dighton, published 14 December 1799 - NPG D6837 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) ('Hold! - Pizarro - hear me! - if not always justly, at least act always greatly')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 14 December 1799
8 3/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (222 mm x 175 mm) plate size; 12 in. x 8 7/8 in. (305 mm x 225 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D6837


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  • Robert Dighton (1751-1814), Portrait painter, caricaturist and actor. Artist associated with 271 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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