Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple
by and published by William Dickinson, published by James Watson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 10 May 1778 (1775-1776)
19 7/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (505 mm x 358 mm) plate size; 20 1/2 in. x 15 1/8 in. (522 mm x 383 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
- William Dickinson (1746-1823), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 84 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
- James Watson (circa 1740-1790), Engraver. Artist associated with 193 portraits.
- NPG D40506: Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple (from same plate)
- NPG D40507: Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple (from same plate)
- NPG D40508: Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple (from same plate)
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