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

Sitter in 14 portraits
Artist associated with 326 portraits
Painter and miniaturist. Richmond studied at the Royal Academy Schools where he met and formed a lifelong friendship with Samuel Palmer. As a youth he became a disciple of William Blake who had a profound effect on his art. With Palmer and Edward Calvert he formed 'The Ancients', painting visionary works in the manner of William Blake. Throughout this time Richmond practised as a miniaturist and this work dates to the end of his 'Ancients' period in 1830. After his marriage in 1831, Richmond concentrated on portraiture, becoming one of the most prolific portraitists of the Victorian period.

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6586

George Richmond

by George Richmond
gouache on ivory, 1830
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6586

2157

George Richmond

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

2157a

George Richmond

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

2509

George Richmond

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

5870

George Richmond

by Sir William Blake Richmond
plaster relief
NPG 5870

Ax14846

George Richmond

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

Ax28946

George Richmond

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

Ax14800

George Richmond

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

D20694

George Richmond

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

x12812

George Richmond

by H. Palmer
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG x12812

Ax38666

George Richmond

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG Ax38666

D6578

George Richmond

possibly by George Richmond
pencil
NPG D6578

D42236

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

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236