Jonathan Swift. L.L.D.
J. Neagle sc..
|Main Creator:||Neagle, John, d. 1822, engraver.|
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] : Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, May 28th, 1808.
In-house number: PA 2105.
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. The picture was engraved by G. Vertue under the supervision of Jervas himself in 1715 or 1716".
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; oval image 8.2 x 6.5 cm., plate mark 11 x 6.7 cm.,sheet 19.2 x 11.2 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Portraits / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin, 1975 : p. 197.
Attributed to John Neagle, (d. 1822), after an original painting by Charles Jervas, (ca. 1675-1739).
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