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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Nathaniel Hooke (died 1763), Historian and writer

Author; nephew of Nathaniel Hooke, the elder (1716-96); friend of Pope and disciple of Fenelon; admitted 1702 to Lincoln's Inn; wrote, at her dictation, An Account of the Conduct of the Dowager Duchess of Marlborough ... 1710, published 1742; Roman History ..., published 1738-71; Travels of Cyrus, with a Discourse on Mythology, translated from the French of Sir Andrew Michael Ramsay, appeared 1739; a denunciation of Chesterfield's Letters, 1791.


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.