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Henry Purcell

7 of 11 portraits of Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell, by William Nelson Gardiner, published by  E. & S. Harding, after  Silvester Harding, published 1 November 1794 - NPG D13860 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Purcell

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by E. & S. Harding, after Silvester Harding
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1794
7 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (190 mm x 137 mm) plate size; 8 in. x 6 in. (204 mm x 154 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1955
Reference Collection
NPG D13860


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  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Composer. Sitter associated with 11 portraits.

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  • William Nelson Gardiner (1766-1814), Engraver and bookseller. Artist associated with 51 portraits.
  • E. & S. Harding (active 1786-before 1798), Publishers. Artist associated with 92 portraits.
  • Silvester Harding (1745-1809), Artist and publisher. Artist associated with 215 portraits.