© National Portrait Gallery, London
James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont
by William Daniell, after George Dance Click on the links below to find out more
soft-ground etching, published 2 April 1814 (August 1795)
10 7/8 in. x 8 in. (275 mm x 203 mm) plate size; 18 3/4 in. x 12 in. (475 mm x 305 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1864
- George Dance (1741-1825), Architect and portrait draughtsman. Artist associated with 322 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- William Daniell (1769-1837), Landscape painter and engraver. Artist associated with 288 portraits.
- NPG D12053: James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont (from same plate)
- NPG D12180: James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont (from same plate)
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