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William Godwin

10 of 13 portraits of William Godwin

William Godwin, by George Dawe, published by  Francis Graves & Co, and published by  James Macrone, after  James Northcote, published 1 June 1836 (1802) - NPG D8415 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Godwin

by George Dawe, published by Francis Graves & Co, and published by James Macrone, after James Northcote
mezzotint, published 1 June 1836 (1802)
18 in. x 13 3/8 in. (457 mm x 340 mm) plate size; 22 in. x 16 5/8 in. (560 mm x 422 mm) paper size
Given by Ernest Swain, 1898
Reference Collection
NPG D8415


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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.
  • Francis Graves & Co (active 1836), Publishers. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
  • James Macrone (active 1836-1837), Publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • 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 D8414: William Godwin (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG 1236: William Godwin (after)