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Edward Gibbon

14 of 14 portraits of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

by Samuel Freeman, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, circa 1825-1850 (1779)
5 in. x 3 5/8 in. (126 mm x 93 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20074


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

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  • Samuel Freeman (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 79 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.