© National Portrait Gallery, London
Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough
by John Simon, published by Edward Cooper, after Michael Dahl Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, circa 1685-1693
14 in. x 10 1/8 in. (354 mm x 256 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
- Edward Cooper (died 1725), Printseller. Artist associated with 169 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Michael Dahl (1659-1743), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 166 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.
- NPG D19799: Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough (from same plate)
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