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Edward Moore


Other work on paper




Height: 17.5cm
Width: 15cm

Other materials

Oil on paper mounted on board; oval


"Edward Moore / Poet & Dramatist / painted by T. Woorlidge / the property of Edward hamilton MD / 16 Cromwell Place / SW" (pen & ink on paper glued to verso); "No.5 / Picture by Worlidge. Mr Moore. / The property of Charles Hamilton Esq / of Kensworth / Herts" (pen & ink on paper glued to verso)


Edward Moore's wife, Jenny Moore (née Hamilton); upon her death it passed to the Hamilton family and remained with them by descent; sold at Sotheby's 1973 to a private collector; purchased by the Garrick Club, 2002

Other number

Gift 1016

Engraving history

Engr: by J. Neagle and used as the frontispiece to the eight-volume edition of Moore's "Dramatic Works", published by W Loundes in 1788.
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