Richard Cumberland(1732-1811), Playwright
Sitter in 6 portraits
Richard Cumberland was a prolific author and playwright best-known for his highly successful sentimental comedies, including The Brothers (1769) and The West Indian (1771). He also wrote tragedies, historical novels, a history of Spanish painting and an autobiography rich in its portrayal of contemporaries such as David Garrick and Samuel Johnson.
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