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John Hunter

9 of 13 portraits of John Hunter

John Hunter, by William Overend Geller, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 1836 (1786) - NPG D19254 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Hunter

by William Overend Geller, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836 (1786)
17 1/2 in. x 13 5/8 in. (444 mm x 346 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19254


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Sitterback to top

  • John Hunter (1728-1793), Surgeon and anatomist. Sitter in 13 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • William Overend Geller (active circa 1790-1853), Printmaker and painter. Artist associated with 23 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 77: John Hunter (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D36396: John Hunter (impression from same plate as)