Richard Westall(1765-1836), History painter
Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist associated with 13 portraits
Richard Westall was apprenticed to a heraldic silver engraver in London in 1779 before studying at the Royal Academy Schools from 1785. He exhibited at the Academy regularly between 1784 and 1836, became an Associate in November 1792 and was elected an Academician in 1794.
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 November 1797