Joseph Addison

1 portrait of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison, by John Simon, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1708-1717 - NPG D11504 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Joseph Addison

by John Simon, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1708-1717
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (352 mm x 255 mm) plate size; 14 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (365 mm x 270 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11504


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Sitterback to top

  • Joseph Addison (1672-1719), Essayist and poet. Sitter in 24 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1672 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 3193: Joseph Addison (after)
  • NPG D20398: Joseph Addison (impression from same plate as)

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