Jonathan Swift

1 portrait of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, by Thomas Burford, published by  John Bowles, after  Markham, 1744 - NPG D18728 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Jonathan Swift

by Thomas Burford, published by John Bowles, after Markham
mezzotint, 1744
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (352 mm x 250 mm) plate size; 14 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (360 mm x 259 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D18728


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Sitterback to top

  • Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Satirist and divine. Sitter in 23 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Bowles (1701?-1779), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 113 portraits.
  • Thomas Burford (circa 1710-circa 1776), Printseller. Artist associated with 16 portraits.
  • Markham. Artist associated with 5 portraits.

Related worksback to top

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