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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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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

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