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Edward Gibbon

12 of 14 portraits of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

by John Edmond Halpin (Halpen), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, (1779)
5 3/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (138 mm x 109 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20075

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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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  • John Edmond Halpin (Halpen) (born 1764), Miniaturist. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.