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An Exchange of Heads (Hugo Arnot; Roger Hog; William Macpherson)

1 of 6 portraits of Hugo Arnot

An Exchange of Heads (Hugo Arnot; Roger Hog; William Macpherson), by John Kay, 1780s - NPG D16864 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

An Exchange of Heads (Hugo Arnot; Roger Hog; William Macpherson)

by John Kay
etching and aquatint, 1780s
4 1/2 in. x 3 in. (113 mm x 77 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. (262 mm x 206 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D16864


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Sittersback to top

  • Hugo Arnot (1749-1786), Writer and advocate. Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Roger Hog (died 1789), Merchant; Director of the Bank of Scotland. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • William Macpherson (died 1814), Writer to the Signet. Sitter in 1 portrait.

Artistback to top

  • John Kay (1742-1826), Miniature painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 272 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.