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Richard Westmacott (1799-1872), Sculptor; son of Sir Richard Westmacott

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 9 portraits
Sent to Italy in 1820 by his father, also a sculptor, Sir Richard Westmacott, he undertook a thorough study of the country's ancient sculpture, whilst also playing a central role in establishing the British academy in Rome. After six years Westmacott returned to London to join his father's busy studio. He was elected an Associate Royal Academician in 1838, and a full member in 1849. His diploma work, Jupiter and Ganymede, can still be seen at the Royal Academy.

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Girl with a bird

attributed to Richard Westmacott
pencil, 1825
NPG 3944(5)


Neapolitan Fisher-Boy

possibly by Richard Westmacott
watercolour, 1825
NPG 3944(17)


Richard Cosway

by Charles Picart, after Richard Westmacott
stipple engraving, circa 1800-1825
NPG D19752


Mural monument to Richard Cosway

by Charles Picart, after Richard Westmacott
stipple engraving, 1821 or after
NPG D34152


Thomas de Cantilupe

by Richard James Lane, after Henry Corbould, after Richard Westmacott
lithograph, mid 19th century
NPG D32594


Friedrich August Rosen

by Richard James Lane, after Richard Westmacott
lithograph, (1838)
NPG D21815


Sir Richard Westmacott

by Leonard Charles Wyon, after Richard Westmacott
bronze medal, 1868
NPG D2932


Friedrich August Rosen

by Richard James Lane, after Richard Westmacott
lithograph, (1838)
NPG D39876


John Newman

by William Humphrys, published by James Wyatt & Son, after John Bridges, after Richard Westmacott
line engraving, published 1 May 1844
NPG D38733

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