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Laurence Sterne

11 of 16 portraits of Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

possibly by Abraham Wivell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (203 mm x 136 mm) plate size; 11 1/2 in. x 8 7/8 in. (292 mm x 226 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D18836


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  • Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), Writer and divine; author of 'Tristram Shandy'. Sitter in 16 portraits.

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  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Abraham Wivell (1786-1849), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 75 portraits.

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