Jonathan Swift, D.D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin
Engraved by James Basire.
|Main Creator:||Basire, James, 1730-1802|
Jonathan Swift, D.D., (1667-1745), Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin ; satirist : Half-length, to front, facing and looking to left, in curled wig, dark gown and bands.
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[London] : [J. Nichols], 
In-house number: PA 2101.
From a picture now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. "Swift by C. Jervas, Bodleian Library Oxford". According to W.G. Strickland in his book "Dictionary of Irish Artists", Vol 1., 1913, p. 550, this picture "is almost certainly the one commenced by Jervas in 1709 and finished the following year. It was presented to Oxford by Swift's friend Alderman John Barber in 1739".
Physical description: 1 print : line ; oval image 12 x 9.4 cm., sheet 17.7 x 12.5 cm., cropped within plate mark.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Portraits / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin, 1975 : p. 197.
Attributed toJames Basire, (1730-1802), after an original painting by Charles Jervas, (ca. 1675-1739).
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