© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Moses Haughton the Younger, after James Northcote Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1810
14 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (379 mm x 301 mm) plate size; 16 1/8 in. x 13 in. (408 mm x 330 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
- John Fisher (1748-1825), Bishop of Salisbury. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- T. Cadell & W. Davies (active 1795-1817), Publishers. Artist associated with 234 portraits.
- Moses Haughton the Younger (1773-1849), Miniature painter and engraver. Artist associated with 9 portraits.
- James Northcote (1746-1831), Painter; pupil and biographer of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Artist associated with 103 portraits, Sitter associated with 23 portraits.
- Edward Scriven (1775-1841), Engraver. Artist associated with 208 portraits.
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