George Richmond(1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond
Sitter in 14 portraits
Artist associated with 325 portraits
Painter and miniaturist. Richmond studied at the Royal Academy Schools where he met and formed a lifelong friendship with Samuel Palmer. With Edward Calvert and Palmer he formed The Ancients, who painted visionary landscape in the manner of William Blake. After his marriage in 1831, Richmond concentrated on portraiture, becoming one of the most prolific portraitists of the Victorian period.
by Henry Jamyn Brooks
oil on canvas, 1889
after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
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