Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
John Baskerville (1706-1775), Printer and type-designer
1) T. C. Hansard, Typographia, 1825, pp xii-xiii.
2) R. Straus and R. K. Dent, John Baskerville, 1907, p 139; W. Bennett, John Baskerville, 1939, II, p 119 gives the date 1751.
3) Mentioned by Shenstone, letter to Lady Luxborough, quoted W. Bennett, John Baskerville, 1939, II, p 119.
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.