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Joseph Addison

20 of 24 portraits of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

by John Simon, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1708-1717
14 in. x 10 1/8 in. (357 mm x 258 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 10 5/8 in. (367 mm x 270 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20398


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Sitterback to top

  • Joseph Addison (1672-1719), Essayist and poet. Sitter in 24 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG 3193: Joseph Addison (after)
  • NPG D11504: Joseph Addison (impression from same plate as)