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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Chubb (1679-1747), Theologian and philosopher

Philosopher and theologian; tallow-chandler and glove-maker, self-educated, patronised by many prominent men; Voltaire commended him and Pope called him 'a wonderful phenomen of Wiltshire'; published The Supremacy of the Father Asserted, 1715, and among numerous other works and tracts Discourse concerning Reason and The True Gospel of Jesus Christ.


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.