by Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, 1729
29 in. x 24 3/4 in. (737 mm x 629 mm)
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- Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Sitter associated with 8 portraits, Artist associated with 120 portraits.
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- Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 120 portraits, Sitter associated with 8 portraits.
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Richardson was an habitual self-portraitist. Horace Walpole noted that the ' good old man seems to have amused himself with writing a short poem and drawing his own or his son's portrait every day'.
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- Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 228
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 520