Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
(John) Joshua Kirby (1716-1774), Artist and teacher of linear perspective; friend of Thomas Gainsborough
Referencesback to topDavies 1959
M. Davies, National Gallery Catalogues, British School, 2nd edition, 1959.
E. Edwards, Anecdotes of Painters, 1808.
J. Hayes, The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough, 1970.
W. T. Whitley, Thomas Gainsborough, 1915.
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.