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George Berkeley

(1685-1753), Philosopher; Bishop of Cloyne

Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 5 portraits
Irish philosopher; he took a missionary party to America in 1728 but failed to secure promised government funds to found a missionary college in the Bermudas and so returned home in 1732. Bishop of Cloyne, 1734.

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George Berkeley, by John Brooks, after  James Latham - NPG D729

George Berkeley

by John Brooks, after James Latham
mezzotint, circa 1730-1756
NPG D729

George Berkeley, by William Skelton, after  John Vanderbank - NPG D31705

George Berkeley

by William Skelton, after John Vanderbank
line and stipple engraving, published 1800
NPG D31705

George Berkeley, by and published by William Skelton, after  John Vanderbank - NPG D19562

George Berkeley

by and published by William Skelton, after John Vanderbank
line engraving, published 30 March 1800
NPG D19562

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George Berkeley

by John Brooks, after James Latham
mezzotint, circa 1730-1756
NPG D19962



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