2 of 24 portraits of Joseph Addison
- Extended catalogue entry
Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue
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)
Referenceback to top
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 2.
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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