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Joseph Addison

16 of 24 portraits of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published 1748 - NPG D19551 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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
Reference Collection
NPG D19551


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Sitterback to top

  • Joseph Addison (1672-1719), Essayist and poet. Sitter in 24 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), Engraver. Artist associated with 381 portraits.
  • John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 229 portraits.
  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D7173: Joseph Addison (impression from same plate as)