1 of 7 portraits of George Vertue
by Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1733
29 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. (749 mm x 622 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1879
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- George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Sitter in 7 portraits, Artist associated with 853 portraits.
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- Jonathan Richardson (1665-1745), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 121 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
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This portrait by George Vertue's fellow artist, Jonathan Richardson, was given by Vertue's widow to the British Museum in 1775 and was transferred to the National Portrait Gallery in 1879.
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. 286
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 633