Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
John Harrison (1693-1776), Horologist
‘he seems to have lacked the ability to win the sympathy of others, or to exercise sufficient patience and amiability to make his own foibles and deficiencies in temperament acceptable’ (Humphrey Quill, 1966).
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.