How you can use this image
All rights reserved.
This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other exceptions to copyright permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised.
For all other types of use please visit the owning collection’s website for more information about permitted uses and licensing.
Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.
William Doughty, portrait painter and engraver, was recommended to Sir Joshua Reynolds by the Revd William Mason and, on being accepted, lived in Reynolds's house in Leicester Fields, Westminster, having enrolled as his pupil from 1775. He exhibited a portrait at the Royal Academy's exhibition in 1776. Doughty returned to London in 1778. He produced a series of excellent mezzotints after Reynolds, who advised Doughty to make a career as a mezzotint engraver.
oil on canvas
22.9 x 19.1 cm