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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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Sir George Cornewall Lewis, 2nd Bt

by George Richmond
black and white chalk, 1825-1850
NPG 1063


Samuel Palmer

by George Richmond
pencil, pen and ink, circa 1829
NPG 2154


Samuel Palmer

by George Richmond
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1829
NPG 2223


George Richmond

by George Richmond
gouache on ivory, 1830
NPG 6586


Henry Kater

by George Richmond
black and red wash, 1831
NPG 2165


William Wilberforce

by George Richmond
watercolour, 1833
NPG 4997


Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill

by George Richmond
watercolour and pencil, 1834
NPG 1055


Henry Hallam

by George Richmond
chalk, 1843
NPG 5139


Swinburne and his sisters

by George Richmond
watercolour, 1843
NPG 1762


John Newman

by George Richmond
chalk, 1844
NPG 1065


Charlotte Mary Yonge

by George Richmond
watercolour and chalk, 1844
NPG 2193


Samuel Rogers

by George Richmond
chalk, 1848
NPG 1044


Harriet Martineau

by George Richmond
chalk, 1849
NPG 1796


John Bird Sumner

by George Richmond
chalk, engraved 1849
NPG 2467


Charlotte Brontë

by George Richmond
chalk, 1850
NPG 1452

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