Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS')

1 portrait

Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS')

by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Lemuel Francis Abbott
stipple engraving, published 11 February 1788 (1785)
11 in. x 7 3/8 in. (278 mm x 188 mm) plate size; 11 3/8 in. x 8 in. (289 mm x 203 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14425


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Artistsback to top

  • Lemuel Francis Abbott (circa 1760-1802), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 77 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomas Ryder (1746-1810). Artist associated with 10 portraits.
  • S. Watts (active 1783-1789), Publisher. Artist associated with 8 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 98: Sir William Herschel (after)
  • NPG D35724: Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS') (impression from same plate as)