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'Paradise lost'

16 of 63 portraits of William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne

'Paradise lost', by James Sayers, published by  Charles Bretherton, published 17 July 1782 - NPG D16764 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Paradise lost'

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 17 July 1782
10 7/8 in. x 9 in. (276 mm x 228 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 11 in. (367 mm x 280 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D16764


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  • Charles Bretherton (circa 1760-1783), Engraver and printseller; son of James Bretherton. Artist associated with 46 portraits.
  • James Sayers (1748-1823), Artist. Artist associated with 188 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • NPG D9562: 'Paradise lost' (impression from same plate as)