Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary
Vertue says of himself that he was 'rather of a Middle size than Short, of shape regular'. 
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Referencesback to topFoote 1950
H. W. Foote, John Smibert Painter, 1950.
R. W. Goulding, The Welbeck Abbey Miniatures, 1916.
Sir George Scharf, Catalogue of the Pictures Belonging to the Society of Antiquaries, 1865.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.