William Hogarth

1 portrait

William Hogarth

by Benjamin Smith, published by John Boydell, and published by Josiah Boydell, after William Hogarth
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1795 (1745)
15 5/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (398 mm x 300 mm) plate size; 17 5/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (447 mm x 350 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19973

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Sitterback to top

  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Sitter associated with 19 portraits, Artist associated with 126 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Boydell (1720-1804), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 127 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Josiah Boydell (1752-1817), Artist and publisher. Artist associated with 66 portraits.
  • William Hogarth (1697-1764), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter associated with 19 portraits.
  • Benjamin Smith (circa 1754-1833), Engraver, printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 16 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D3257: William Hogarth (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D14543: William Hogarth (based on same portrait)
  • NPG D35901: William Hogarth (based on same portrait)

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