George Richmond

1 portrait on display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery

George Richmond, by George Richmond, 1830 - NPG 6586 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Richmond

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
Primary Collection
NPG 6586


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  • George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Sitter in 14 portraits, Artist associated with 326 portraits.

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  • George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Artist associated with 326 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.

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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.

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