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Richard Evans (1784-1871), Artist

Artist associated with 9 portraits
Shrewsbury-born Evans moved to London in around 1804. He turned to portrait painting, and worked as an assistant to Sir Thomas Lawrence making duplicate copies of his master's portraits of members of the royal family. In 1814, Evans visited the Louvre in Paris and was one of the first Englishmen to copy the pictures there collected. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1816.

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Thomas Taylor

by Richard Evans, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, (exhibited 1812)
NPG 374

1338

George Canning

by Sir Thomas Lawrence, and completed by Richard Evans
oil on canvas, circa 1825
NPG 1338

260

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Richard Evans, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, (circa 1825)
NPG 260

1085

Harriet Martineau

by Richard Evans
oil on canvas, exhibited 1834
On display in the Ladies Drawing Room at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1085

2201

George Bradshaw

by Richard Evans
oil on canvas, 1841
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2201

D37096

John Willis

by William Say, after Richard Evans
mezzotint, published 1834
NPG D37096

D11308

John Willis

by William Say, published by Henry Mortlock, and published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Richard Evans
mezzotint, published 2 June 1834
NPG D11308

D35958

James Hook

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Lahee & Co, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Richard Evans
mezzotint, published 14 September 1836
NPG D35958

D15124

John Willis

by William Say, published by Henry Mortlock, and published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Richard Evans
mezzotint, published 2 June 1834
NPG D15124

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