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James Granger

(1723-1776), Biographer and print collector

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 2 portraits
Biographer, print collector and clergyman. His Biographical History of England, 1769, provided a system for classifying British portrait prints in twelve biographical categories, and led to the 'grangerization' or extra-illustration of his book by print collectors.

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James Granger, by D.P. Pariset, after  Pierre-Étienne Falconet - NPG D13798

James Granger

by D.P. Pariset, after Pierre-Étienne Falconet
stipple engraving, (1768)
NPG D13798


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