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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 Journals of the House of Commons.

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Samuel Richardson

by Joseph Highmore
oil on canvas, circa 1747
NPG 161


Samuel Richardson

by Mason Chamberlin
oil on copper, 1754 or before
NPG 6435


Samuel Richardson

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


Mr Richardson ... reading to his Friends ...

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


Samuel Richardson

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


Samuel Richardson

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


Samuel Richardson or possibly Zachary Hamlyn

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


Samuel Richardson

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


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