16 of 24 portraits of Joseph Addison
by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1748
14 1/4 in. x 8 7/8 in. (363 mm x 227 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
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Sitterback to top
- Joseph Addison (1672-1719), Essayist and poet. Sitter associated with 24 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), Engraver. Artist associated with 380 portraits.
- John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 227 portraits.
- Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
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- Treason, Plots and Murder
Until 16 February 2014