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Voltaire; Mr Watson

3 of 6 portraits of Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)

Voltaire; Mr Watson, by John Kay, 1789 - NPG D16878 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Voltaire; Mr Watson

by John Kay
etching, 1789
2 in. x 4 1/8 in. (52 mm x 104 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (262 mm x 198 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D16878


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

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