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Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), Novelist

Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Novelist and printer; his three novels Pamela, Clarissa Harlowe and Sir Charles Grandison, enjoyed enormous popularity at home and abroad, and brought him a wide circle of friends and correspondents. For many years he printed the Journal of the House of Commons.

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Samuel Richardson

by Joseph Highmore
oil on canvas, circa 1747
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6435

Samuel Richardson

by Mason Chamberlin
oil on copper, 1754 or before
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6435

D20083

Samuel Richardson

by James Macardell, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, (1750)
NPG D20083

D5810

Samuel Richardson

by Joseph Constantine Stadler, published by Sir Richard Phillips, after Susanna Duncombe (née Highmore)
coloured aquatint, published 31 May 1804
NPG D5810

D39725

Samuel Richardson

by James Macardell, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, (1750)
NPG D39725

D13847

Samuel Richardson

by Charles Grignion, after Joseph Highmore
line engraving, (circa 1750)
NPG D13847

D39726

Samuel Richardson or possibly Zachary Hamlyn

by James Macardell, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, 1752
NPG D39726

D39724

Samuel Richardson

after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, (1754 or before)
NPG D39724