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Joseph Addison

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Joseph Addison, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1712, based on a work of circa 1712 -NPG 283 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Addison

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1712, based on a work of circa 1712
35 in. x 26 1/2. in. (889 mm x 673 mm)
NPG 283

This portraitback to top

An inferior copy of NPG 3193.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 2.

Scharf 1876
G. Scharf, ‘Notes on the Principal Portraits of J. Addison’, in Bloxam’s Register of the … Presidents … of Magdalen College, Oxford, VI, 1879, no.6.

Provenanceback to top

P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom purchased 1869.


This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, 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.

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