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'Two pair of portraits'

19 of 49 portraits of John Horne Tooke

'Two pair of portraits', by James Gillray, published by  John Wright, published 1 December 1798 - NPG D12669 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'Two pair of portraits'

by James Gillray, published by John Wright
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 1 December 1798
7 3/4 in. x 10 5/8 in. (198 mm x 269 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12669

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Artistsback to top

  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • John Wright (active 1798), Publisher. Artist associated with 9 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708-1778), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 32 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
  • Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland (1705-1774), Whig statesman. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • William Pitt (1759-1806), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 168 portraits.
  • John Horne Tooke (1736-1812), Radical politician; MP and philologist. Sitter associated with 49 portraits.
  • John Wilkes (1725-1797), Journalist, agitator and politician; MP for Aylesbury and Middlesex. Sitter associated with 49 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D13687: '"Two pair of portraits"' (from same plate)

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