3 of 7 portraits of Joshua Kirby
by John Dixon, sold by Ryland and Bryer, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, (circa 1764)
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (353 mm x 253 mm) plate size; 15 3/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (389 mm x 292 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
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- Joshua Kirby (1716-1774), Artist and student of linear perspective; friend of Thomas Gainsborough. Sitter associated with 7 portraits.
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- John Dixon (circa 1740-1811), Engraver. Artist associated with 47 portraits.
- Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Portrait and landscape painter. Artist associated with 262 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Ryland and Bryer (active 1765-1772), Engravers and printsellers. Artist associated with 30 portraits.