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Richard Brompton

(1734-1783)

Artist associated with 17 portraits
Richard Brompton trained as a painter in London, working in the studio of Benjamin Wilson. In 1757 travelled to Rome, where he met Charles Compton, 7th Earl of Northampton, who became his patron and protector and who introduced him to the Duke of York. On his return to London in 1765, Brompton set up a portraiture practice. He exhibited regularly between 1767 and 1777 with the Free Society of Artists, the Society of Artists and at the Royal Academy.

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William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, after Richard Brompton - NPG 259

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

after Richard Brompton
oil on canvas, (1772)
NPG 259

Thomas Lyttelton, 2nd Baron Lyttelton, attributed to Richard Brompton - NPG 1446

Thomas Lyttelton, 2nd Baron Lyttelton

attributed to Richard Brompton
oil on canvas, circa 1775
NPG 1446

Ralph Bigland, by Charles Townley, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D1298

Ralph Bigland

by Charles Townley, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, 1771
NPG D1298

Ralph Bigland, by Charles Townley, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D706

Ralph Bigland

by Charles Townley, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, 1771
NPG D706

Ralph Bigland, by Charles Townley, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D707

Ralph Bigland

by Charles Townley, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, 1771
NPG D707

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Joseph Saunders, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D33216

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33216

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Joseph Saunders, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D33214

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33214

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Joseph Saunders, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D33215

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33215

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D32032

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D32032

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D2057

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D2057

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by and published by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D19880

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by and published by John Keyse Sherwin, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, published 1778
NPG D19880

Robert Mylne, by Vincenzio Vangelisti, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D5326

Robert Mylne

by Vincenzio Vangelisti, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, 1783 (1783)
NPG D5326

Robert Mylne, by Vincenzio Vangelisti, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D20246

Robert Mylne

by Vincenzio Vangelisti, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, 1783 (1783)
NPG D20246

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D32904

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, published 1784
NPG D32904

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by John Keyse Sherwin, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D32905

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Richard Brompton
line engraving, published 1784
NPG D32905

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford; James Wolfe; William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by Thomas Abiel Prior, after  Unknown artist, and after  J.S.C. Schaak, and after  Richard Brompton - NPG D17872

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford; James Wolfe; William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by Thomas Abiel Prior, after Unknown artist, and after J.S.C. Schaak, and after Richard Brompton
line engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D17872

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, by G. Gabrielli, after  Richard Brompton - NPG D32924

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

by G. Gabrielli, after Richard Brompton
etching, published 1875
NPG D32924

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