5 of 44 portraits of Alexander Pope
attributed to Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, circa 1738
17 3/8 in. x 14 3/8 in. (441 mm x 365 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1879
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Artistback to top
- Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 120 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
This portraitback to top
A poor version of a portrait painted in 1738 for Dr Richard Mead, which is probably now at Petworth. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).
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- Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 214
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 500