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Sir Richard Steele

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Sir Richard Steele, after Sir James Thornhill, 18th century - NPG D42156 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Richard Steele

after Sir James Thornhill
mezzotint, 18th century
6 1/2 in. x 4 7/8 in. (165 mm x 123 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D42156


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  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis; father-in-law of Hogarth. Artist associated with 23 portraits, Sitter associated with 14 portraits.