Joseph Planta & Richard Payne Knight by William Evans

Two portraits: 1) Joseph Planta, 1744-1828, Principal librarian at the British Museum, 1810; 2) Richard Payne Knight, 1748-1824, an early benefactor of the British Museum.


Pencil Dimensions: 30 x 24 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
G A Simonson through The Art Fund

One of five gifts of drawings to the British Museum by George Simonson between 1909 and 1936.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299

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