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Laurence Sterne

16 of 16 portraits of Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836 (1760)
9 1/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (233 mm x 170 mm) plate size; 17 5/8 in. x 12 5/8 in. (448 mm x 321 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19360

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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • Hodgson & Graves (active 1836-1840), Publisher. Artist associated with 52 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter. Artist associated with 627 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 5019: Laurence Sterne (after)
  • NPG D4314: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D4315: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D4316: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D14596: Laurence Sterne (impression from same plate as)

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