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Richard Samuel (active 1770-died 1787)
Artist of 2 portraits
Richard Samuel, portrait painter, entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1770. He showed five works there and became assistant secretary in 1779, a post he held until his death. In 1786 Samuel published a short pamphlet Remarks on the Utility of Drawing and Painting.
by Richard Samuel
oil on canvas, exhibited 1779
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery