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Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), Dramatist and essayist

Sitter in 33 portraits
Dramatist, essayist and Whig politician; noted for his periodical essays in The Tatler 1709-11, The Spectator 1711-12 and various political papers. A prominent member of the Kit-cat Club.

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D27588

Sir Richard Steele

by William Holl Sr, or by William Holl Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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D19021

Sir Richard Steele

published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1711 or 1712)
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D42157

Sir Richard Steele

by John Simon, sold by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1712-1713 (1711)
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D19535

Sir Richard Steele

by and published by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1712-1713 (1711)
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D18744

Sir Richard Steele

after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, (1712)
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D4477

Sir Richard Steele

by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1713 (1712)
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D20120

Sir Richard Steele

by and sold by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1713 (1712)
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D19017

Sir Richard Steele

by George Vertue, after Sir James Thornhill
line engraving, 1714
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D6634

Sir Richard Steele

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pencil, 1730
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D42158

Sir Richard Steele

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1733 (1711)
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D4298

Sir Richard Steele

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1733 (1711)
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D20317

Sir Richard Steele

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1733 (1711)
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D42160

Sir Richard Steele

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1748
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