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Edward Gibbon

13 of 14 portraits of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

by William Ridley, after Henry Walton
stipple engraving, published 1794 (1773)
4 3/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. (119 mm x 84 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19901

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Sitterback to top

  • Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'. Sitter in 14 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • William Ridley (1764-1838), Stipple engraver. Artist associated with 100 portraits.
  • Henry Walton (1746-1813). Artist associated with 16 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 1443: Edward Gibbon (impression from same plate as)