Gilbert Burnet

1 portrait

Gilbert Burnet, by John Smith, published by  Richard Tompson, published by  Edward Cooper, after  John Riley, 1690 (circa 1689-1691) - NPG D11581 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Gilbert Burnet

by John Smith, published by Richard Tompson, published by Edward Cooper, after John Riley
mezzotint, 1690 (circa 1689-1691)
14 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (366 mm x 270 mm) plate size; 15 1/2 in. x 11 5/8 in. (394 mm x 296 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11581


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Sitterback to top

  • Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715), Bishop of Salisbury and historian. Sitter associated with 24 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Edward Cooper (died 1725), Printseller. Artist associated with 168 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • John Riley (1646-1691), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 99 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Richard Tompson (died 1693), Publisher and printseller; auctioneer and dealer. Artist associated with 116 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 159: Gilbert Burnet (source portrait)
  • NPG D925: Gilbert Burnet (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D19571: Gilbert Burnet (impression from same plate as)