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George Richmond

(1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond

Sitter in 14 portraits
Artist associated with 325 portraits
Painter and miniaturist. Richmond studied at the Royal Academy Schools where he met and formed a lifelong friendship with Samuel Palmer. With Edward Calvert and Palmer he formed The Ancients, who painted visionary landscape in the manner of William Blake. After his marriage in 1831, Richmond concentrated on portraiture, becoming one of the most prolific portraitists of the Victorian period.

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George Richmond, by George Richmond - NPG 6586

George Richmond

by George Richmond
gouache on ivory, 1830
NPG 6586

George Richmond, by Joseph Denham - NPG 2157

George Richmond

by Joseph Denham
plaster cast of bust, circa 1834
NPG 2157

George Richmond, after Joseph Denham - NPG 2157a

George Richmond

after Joseph Denham
bronze bust, 1927 (circa 1834)
NPG 2157a

George Richmond, by George Richmond - NPG 2509

George Richmond

by George Richmond
oil on canvas laid on board, 1853
NPG 2509

George Richmond, by Sir William Blake Richmond - NPG 5870

George Richmond

by Sir William Blake Richmond
plaster relief
NPG 5870

George Richmond, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax14846

George Richmond

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14846

George Richmond, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax28946

George Richmond

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28946

George Richmond, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax14800

George Richmond

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866 or before
NPG Ax14800

George Richmond, by William Holl Jr, after  George Richmond - NPG D20694

George Richmond

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1861 or after
NPG D20694

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George Richmond

by H. Palmer
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG x12812

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George Richmond

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG Ax38666

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George Richmond

possibly by George Richmond
NPG D6578

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Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236

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Gordon Balderston

20 July 2016, 13:24

A box containing bundles of letters and other papers relating to the artist George Richmond (1809-1896) - his effects, estate, works, friends, etc.. - is held at City of Westminster Archives Centre as ACC 761/31 (being box 7 of 7).

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