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Samuel Richardson or possibly Zachary Hamlyn

8 of 9 portraits of Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson or possibly Zachary Hamlyn

by James Macardell, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, 1752
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (354 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 17 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (455 mm x 301 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1964
Reference Collection
NPG D39726


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Sittersback to top

  • Zachary Hamlyn (1678-1759), formerly of Clovelly Court, Devon. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
  • Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), Novelist. Sitter associated with 9 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Joseph Highmore (1692-1780), Painter. Artist associated with 54 portraits.
  • James Macardell (1727 or 1728-1765), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 290 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.