after Sir Joshua Reynolds Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, (1773?)
11 5/8 in. x 9 1/8 in. (295 mm x 232 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
- Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815), Engraver. Sitter in 16 portraits, Artist associated with 164 portraits.
- Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
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