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Connoisseurs (William Scott; James Sibbald; George Fairholme; James Kerr; and two imaginary men)

2 of 2 portraits of George Fairholme

Connoisseurs (William Scott; James Sibbald; George Fairholme; James Kerr; and two imaginary men), by John Kay, 1785 - NPG D20513 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Connoisseurs (William Scott; James Sibbald; George Fairholme; James Kerr; and two imaginary men)

by John Kay
etching, 1785
3 1/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. (82 mm x 107 mm) plate size; 10 1/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (261 mm x 200 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D20513


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Sittersback to top

  • George Fairholme (circa 1730-1800), Banker and antiquary. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • James Kerr (died 1820), Banker. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • William Scott (1739-1816), Plumber and antiquary. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • James Sibbald (1747-1803), Bookseller, publisher and editor. Sitter in 1 portrait.

Artistback to top

  • John Kay (1742-1826), Miniature painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 273 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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