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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Richard Brinsley Sheridan, by John Russell, 1788 - NPG 651 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

by John Russell
pastel on grey paper, 1788
23 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in. (597 mm x 445 mm) oval
Purchased, 1881
Primary Collection
NPG 651


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  • John Russell (1745-1806), Portrait painter and pastellist. Artist associated with 102 portraits, Sitter associated with 6 portraits.

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  • NPG D20986: Richard Brinsley Sheridan (source portrait)
  • NPG D40698: Richard Brinsley Sheridan (source portrait)

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  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 69
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 562
  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 451

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