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John Henderson

(1747-1785), Actor

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 18 portraits
Henderson was an actor who dominated the London stage following David Garrick's retirement in 1776. He was acclaimed for the intelligence that he brought to his interpretations of the great Shakespearian roles including Shylock, Richard III, Falstaff and Macbeth.

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John Henderson as Iago, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D16777

John Henderson as Iago

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Gilbert Stuart
hand-coloured stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D16777

John Henderson, by John Jones, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D3000

John Henderson

by John Jones, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D3000

John Henderson, by and published by John Jones, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D35688

John Henderson

by and published by John Jones, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 30 May 1783 (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D35688

John Henderson, by and published by John Jones, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D2999

John Henderson

by and published by John Jones, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 30 May 1783 (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D2999

John Henderson, by and published by John Jones, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14430

John Henderson

by and published by John Jones, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 30 May 1783 (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D14430

John Henderson, published by J. Wingrave - NPG D3001

John Henderson

published by J. Wingrave
mezzotint, published 16 May 1786
NPG D3001

John Henderson, published by J. Wingrave - NPG D3002

John Henderson

published by J. Wingrave
mezzotint, published 16 May 1786
NPG D3002

John Henderson, published by J. Wingrave - NPG D17937

John Henderson

published by J. Wingrave
mezzotint, published 16 May 1786
NPG D17937

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18096

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18096

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18104

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18104

John Henderson ('Mr. Henderson in the Character of Macbeth'), by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D35690

John Henderson ('Mr. Henderson in the Character of Macbeth')

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1 December 1787
NPG D35690

John Henderson, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Cawthorn, after  Johann Heinrich Ramberg - NPG D3249

John Henderson

by Edward Scriven, published by John Cawthorn, after Johann Heinrich Ramberg
line engraving, published 19 April 1806
NPG D3249

John Henderson, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D35689

John Henderson

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1875 (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D35689

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John Henderson

by and published by John Jones, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 30 May 1783 (circa 1773-1775)
NPG D19524

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