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S. Watts

(active 1783-1789), Publisher

Artist associated with 8 portraits

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Queen Elizabeth I, by S. Watts, after  Federico Zuccaro - NPG D31835

Queen Elizabeth I

by S. Watts, after Federico Zuccaro
stipple engraving printed in two colours, published 1773 (1575)
NPG D31835

Maddalena Allegranti, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  S. Watts, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D14777

Maddalena Allegranti

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by S. Watts, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1783
NPG D14777

Maddalena Allegranti, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  S. Watts, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D14778

Maddalena Allegranti

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by S. Watts, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1783
NPG D14778

Maria Linley, by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Richard Westall - NPG D19287

Maria Linley

by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Richard Westall
stipple engraving, published 1785
NPG D19287

Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS'), by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Lemuel Francis Abbott - NPG D35724

Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS')

by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Lemuel Francis Abbott
stipple engraving, published 11 February 1788 (1785)
NPG D35724

Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS'), by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Lemuel Francis Abbott - NPG D14425

Sir William Herschel ('Gulielmus Herschel LL.D : RSS')

by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Lemuel Francis Abbott
stipple engraving, published 11 February 1788 (1785)
NPG D14425

Henry William Bunbury, by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D32380

Henry William Bunbury

by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 24 April 1789
NPG D32380

Henry William Bunbury, by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15022

Henry William Bunbury

by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 24 April 1789
NPG D15022

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