Only Connect - Richard Cosway <> Thomas Jefferson

How are these sitters connected?

Richard Cosway
after Richard Cosway
(circa 1790)
NPG 1678

Thomas Jefferson
probably by William Holl Sr, after Bouch
19th century
NPG D13763

The connection
In 1790, Thomas Jefferson, wrote to Richard Cosway: ‘They tell me que vous allez fair un enfant … This will wean you from your harp and your pencil.’

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