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Jonathan Swift

19 of 23 portraits of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

by Alexander van Aken, after Markham
mezzotint, published 25 February 1740
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (352 mm x 254 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19237


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

Artistsback to top

  • Markham. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Alexander van Aken (1701-1757), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 20 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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  • NPG D4082: Jonathan Swift (impression from same plate as)

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