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Sir James Thornhill

10 of 14 portraits of Sir James Thornhill

Sir James Thornhill

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, 1732
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 251 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19200

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  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Father-in-law of William Hogarth, decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. Sitter associated with 14 portraits, Artist associated with 23 portraits.

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  • John Faber Jr (circa 1695-1756), Engraver and portrait and miniature painter. Artist associated with 816 portraits.
  • Joseph Highmore (1692-1780), Painter. Artist associated with 54 portraits.

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  • NPG D4688: Sir James Thornhill (from same plate)
  • NPG D4689: Sir James Thornhill (from same plate)
  • NPG D15203: Sir James Thornhill (from same plate)

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