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John Reading

John Reading (d1764) acting organist of Dulwich College, 1700-2; master of the choristers at Lincoln Cathedral until 1707; organist in London from 1708; published two books of songs and anthems; the air Adeste Fideles (familiar as '0 come all ye faithful') has been attributed to him. The identification of the sitter is traditional.

Not currently on display

Artist
British School
Date
c.1720-30
Location
Not on display
Dimensions
76.1 x 63.5 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Acquisition
Acquired by 1815
Accession number
DPG448