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William Godwin

8 of 13 portraits of William Godwin

William Godwin, by and published by George Dawe, after  James Northcote, published 4 October 1802 (1802) - NPG D8414 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Godwin

by and published by George Dawe, after James Northcote
mezzotint, published 4 October 1802 (1802)
18 in. x 13 3/8 in. (457 mm x 340 mm) plate size; 20 1/2 in. x 14 in. (522 mm x 356 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D8414


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Sitterback to top

  • William Godwin (1756-1836), Philosopher and novelist. Sitter in 13 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • George Dawe (1781-1829), History and portrait painter. Artist associated with 43 portraits.
  • James Northcote (1746-1831), Painter; pupil and biographer of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Artist associated with 103 portraits, Sitter associated with 23 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D8387: William Godwin (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D20131: William Godwin (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D8415: William Godwin (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG 1236: William Godwin (after)