by George Richmond
gouache on ivory, 1830
3 1/2 in. x 2 5/8 in. (89 mm x 68 mm) oval
Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 2001
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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
- George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Artist associated with 325 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Richmond probably made this self-portrait for his wife to celebrate their marriage in 1831.Throughout this time Richmond practised as a miniaturist and this work dates to the end of his 'Ancients' period in 1830. After his marriage, Richmond became a successful society portrait painter.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Holmes, Richard; Crane, David; Woof, Robert; Hebron, Stephen, Romantics and Revolutionaries: Regency portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, 2002, p. 77
- Simon Schama, The Face of Britain: The Nation Through it's Portraits, 2015-09-15, p. 392