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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Coke (1747-1814), Methodist

Engraving, half-length oval ‘of an impetuous young man with animated features’ (Arminian Mag.; see J. Vickers, Thomas Coke, 1969, p 41). Probably similar to the anon. plate, half-length oval to right in gown and bands, lettered ... Aetatis.33.

Anon. engraving, small bust-length oval, gown and bands, lettered Aged 36.

Drawing by Henry Edridge, three-quarter length seated, engraved W. Ridley 1790. A variant half-length also engraved by Ridley (oval).

Drawing by Henry Edridge, see NPG 1434a.

Anon. engraving, half length seated, looking overweight, in gown and bands, an open book before him (illus. S. Drew, Thomas Coke, 1817, front., oval; J. W. Etheridge, Thomas Coke, 1860, front.).

An epitaph carved by J. E. Thomas is in the Dr Coke Memorial Church, Brecon (cf. J. W. Etheridge, Thomas Coke, 1860, pp 448-49).

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.