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Edward Gibbon

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Edward Gibbon, by John Hall, published by  William Strahan, and published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 1 February 1780 (1779) - NPG D14751 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Edward Gibbon

by John Hall, published by William Strahan, and published by Thomas Cadell the Elder, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1 February 1780 (1779)
10 5/8 in. x 8 1/2 in. (269 mm x 217 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D14751


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Sitterback to top

  • Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Sitter in 14 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Thomas Cadell the Elder (1742-1802), Publisher and bookseller. Artist associated with 20 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • John Hall (1739-1797), Engraver. Artist associated with 36 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • William Strahan (1715-1785), Printer and publisher. Artist associated with 3 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D2757: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D2758: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D2759: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)