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Thomas Trotter

(circa 1750-1803), Painter

Artist associated with 71 portraits
Thomas Trotter was a tradesman before studying under Blake. He engraved several plates in the manner of Stothard, but his reputation rests on his engravings from originals by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Unfortunately, his eyesight deteriorated to the point where he was unable to continue engraving and, towards the end of his career, he devoted himself exclusively to drawings of architectural views and antiquities.

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John Wyclif, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24008

John Wyclif

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D24008

Alexander Russell, by Thomas Trotter, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D14288

Alexander Russell

by Thomas Trotter, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
etching, circa 1750-1770
NPG D14288

King John, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder - NPG D23648

King John

by Thomas Trotter, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D23648

Blanche of Castille, by Thomas Trotter, after  de Bie - NPG D23652

Blanche of Castille

by Thomas Trotter, after de Bie
stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D23652

Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24199

Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor

by Thomas Trotter
line and stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D24199

Martin Bucer (Butzer), by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24848

Martin Bucer (Butzer)

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, probably late 18th century
NPG D24848

Paul Fagius, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24854

Paul Fagius

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, possibly late 18th century
NPG D24854

John Hooper, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24950

John Hooper

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, possibly late 18th century
NPG D24950

Franciscus Junius the Elder, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25008

Franciscus Junius the Elder

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, probably late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D25008

Edwin Sandys, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25205

Edwin Sandys

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, probably late 18th century
NPG D25205

John Jewel, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25218

John Jewel

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, probably late 18th century
NPG D25218

Richard Baxter, by Thomas Trotter, after  John Riley - NPG D29740

Richard Baxter

by Thomas Trotter, after John Riley
line engraving, late 18th-early 19th century
NPG D29740

Pietro Vermigli, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24845

Pietro Vermigli

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, 1779
NPG D24845

Nicholas Ridley, by Thomas Trotter, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D24917

Nicholas Ridley

by Thomas Trotter, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1779
NPG D24917

Hugh Latimer, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D24924

Hugh Latimer

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, 1779
NPG D24924

Thomas Cranmer, by Thomas Trotter, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24942

Thomas Cranmer

by Thomas Trotter, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1779
NPG D24942

Matthew Parker, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25189

Matthew Parker

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, 1779
NPG D25189

Edmund Grindal, by Thomas Trotter, after  de Vos - NPG D25196

Edmund Grindal

by Thomas Trotter, after de Vos
line engraving, 1779
NPG D25196

John Whitgift, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25199

John Whitgift

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, 1780
NPG D25199

Richard Sibbes (Sibbs, Sibs), by Thomas Trotter - NPG D26792

Richard Sibbes (Sibbs, Sibs)

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1781
NPG D26792

William Gouge, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D26809

William Gouge

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1781
NPG D26809

Stephen Charnock, by Thomas Trotter, after  Robert White - NPG D29679

Stephen Charnock

by Thomas Trotter, after Robert White
line engraving, published 1781
NPG D29679

Samuel Johnson, by Thomas Trotter, published by  George Kearsley - NPG D13814

Samuel Johnson

by Thomas Trotter, published by George Kearsley
etching, published 1782
NPG D13814

Samuel Johnson, by Thomas Trotter, published by  George Kearsley - NPG D16750

Samuel Johnson

by Thomas Trotter, published by George Kearsley
etching, published 1 February 1782
NPG D16750

George Abbot, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25865

George Abbot

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 27 March 1783
NPG D25865

Joseph Hall, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D26733

Joseph Hall

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D26733

James Ussher, by Thomas Trotter, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26759

James Ussher

by Thomas Trotter, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D26759

Edward Reynolds, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D29548

Edward Reynolds

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D29548

John Owen, by Thomas Trotter, after  John Riley - NPG D29653

John Owen

by Thomas Trotter, after John Riley
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D29653

John Howe, by Thomas Trotter, after  John Riley - NPG D29689

John Howe

by Thomas Trotter, after John Riley
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D29689

Sir Matthew Hale, by Thomas Trotter, after  John Michael Wright - NPG D29875

Sir Matthew Hale

by Thomas Trotter, after John Michael Wright
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D29875

Ezekiel Hopkins, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D30906

Ezekiel Hopkins

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1783
NPG D30906

William Twisse, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D6998

William Twisse

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 19 March 1783
NPG D6998

William Twisse, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D6999

William Twisse

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 19 March 1783
NPG D6999

Jonathan Edwards, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D13825

Jonathan Edwards

by Thomas Trotter
line and stipple engraving, published 1783
NPG D13825

Anne Throckmorton (née Carew), Lady Throckmorton, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D25595

Anne Throckmorton (née Carew), Lady Throckmorton

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1 March 1784
NPG D25595

Stephen Whisson, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Joseph Freeman, after  Frans van der Mijn (or Myn) - NPG D37557

Stephen Whisson

by Thomas Trotter, published by Joseph Freeman, after Frans van der Mijn (or Myn)
engraving, published 25 September 1784
NPG D37557

Stephen Whisson, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Joseph Freeman, after  Frans van der Mijn (or Myn) - NPG D37558

Stephen Whisson

by Thomas Trotter, published by Joseph Freeman, after Frans van der Mijn (or Myn)
engraving, published 25 September 1784
NPG D37558

Alexander Cruden, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Charles Dilly, after  Thomas Frye - NPG D19199

Alexander Cruden

by Thomas Trotter, published by Charles Dilly, after Thomas Frye
line engraving, published 5 May 1785
NPG D19199

Dr Johnson in his Travelling Dress as described in Boswell's Tour (Samuel Johnson), by Thomas Trotter, published by  George Kearsley - NPG D34874

Dr Johnson in his Travelling Dress as described in Boswell's Tour (Samuel Johnson)

by Thomas Trotter, published by George Kearsley
line engraving, published 18 January 1786
NPG D34874

Samuel Johnson, after Thomas Trotter - NPG D20327

Samuel Johnson

after Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1786
NPG D20327

George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle, by and published by Thomas Trotter, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15270

George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

by and published by Thomas Trotter, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 25 January 1787 (1786)
NPG D15270

King Edward IV, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder - NPG D23795

King Edward IV

by Thomas Trotter, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder
line engraving, published 1 January 1788
NPG D23795

King Edward IV, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D23799

King Edward IV

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published before 1788
NPG D23799

Possibly Thomas Morris, by Thomas Trotter, published by  William Holland - NPG D16409

Possibly Thomas Morris

by Thomas Trotter, published by William Holland
etching, published 1 March 1788
NPG D16409

Sir Edward Coke, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder, after  Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG D26086

Sir Edward Coke

by Thomas Trotter, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder, after Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
line engraving, published 10 December 1792
NPG D26086

Jonathan Shipley, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4977

Jonathan Shipley

by Thomas Trotter, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 2 April 1792
NPG D4977

Cornelius van Dun, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Robert Wilkinson - NPG D25451

Cornelius van Dun

by Thomas Trotter, published by Robert Wilkinson
line engraving, published 30 June 1794
NPG D25451

Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D26064

Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1794
NPG D26064

Sir Paul Pindar and Ralph Pindar, possibly by Thomas Trotter, published by  John Simco - NPG D27227

Sir Paul Pindar and Ralph Pindar

possibly by Thomas Trotter, published by John Simco
line engraving, published 1794
NPG D27227

James Palmer, by Thomas Trotter, published by  William Richardson - NPG D28904

James Palmer

by Thomas Trotter, published by William Richardson
line engraving, published 1794
NPG D28904

Emery Hill, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D30017

Emery Hill

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1794
NPG D30017

Emery Hill, by Thomas Trotter - NPG D30019

Emery Hill

by Thomas Trotter
line engraving, published 1794
NPG D30019

Sir Paul Pindar, by Thomas Trotter, published by  John Simco - NPG D5524

Sir Paul Pindar

by Thomas Trotter, published by John Simco
line engraving, published 1 July 1794
NPG D5524

Sir Woolston Dixie, by Thomas Trotter, published by  William Richardson - NPG D25445

Sir Woolston Dixie

by Thomas Trotter, published by William Richardson
line engraving, published 1 April 1795
NPG D25445

Mary Ramsey (née Dale), Lady Ramsey, possibly by Thomas Trotter, published by  William Richardson - NPG D25594

Mary Ramsey (née Dale), Lady Ramsey

possibly by Thomas Trotter, published by William Richardson
line engraving, published 1 January 1795
NPG D25594

John Bridgeman, by Thomas Trotter, published by  William Richardson - NPG D26748

John Bridgeman

by Thomas Trotter, published by William Richardson
line engraving, published 1795
NPG D26748

George Jamesone, by Thomas Trotter, after  George Jamesone - NPG D28057

George Jamesone

by Thomas Trotter, after George Jamesone
line engraving, published 1795
NPG D28057

Mary, Queen of Scots, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Isaac Herbert - NPG D25071

Mary, Queen of Scots

by Thomas Trotter, published by Isaac Herbert
line engraving, published 10 March 1796
NPG D25071

Patrick Forbes, by Thomas Trotter, published by  Isaac Herbert - NPG D25944

Patrick Forbes

by Thomas Trotter, published by Isaac Herbert
line engraving, published 4 June 1796
NPG D25944

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