5 of 14 portraits of George Richmond
by Sir William Blake Richmond
12 3/8 in. x 16 in. (314 mm x 406 mm)
Given by the sitter's great-grandson, Peter Richmond, 1986
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Sitterback to top
- George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Sitter in 14 portraits, Artist associated with 325 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir William Blake Richmond (1842-1921), Painter; son of George Richmond. Artist associated with 16 portraits, Sitter in 16 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 522
Events of 1875back to top
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