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Karl Friedrich Abel

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Karl Friedrich Abel, by William Nelson Gardiner, published by  Edward Harding, after  John Nixon, published July 1787 (1787) - NPG D14733 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Karl Friedrich Abel

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by Edward Harding, after John Nixon
etching, published July 1787 (1787)
7 5/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (194 mm x 135 mm) plate size; 8 1/2 in. x 6 in. (217 mm x 151 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14733


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Artistsback to top

  • William Nelson Gardiner (1766-1814), Engraver and bookseller. Artist associated with 51 portraits.
  • Edward Harding (1755-1840), Engraver, publisher and librarian to Queen Charlotte. Artist associated with 184 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Nixon (1760-1818). Artist associated with 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 5178: Karl Friedrich Abel (after)
  • NPG D966: Karl Friedrich Abel (impression from same plate as)