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Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt)

(active 1746-died 1766), Engraver

Artist associated with 78 portraits
Purcell started his career working for a number of printsellers in his native Dublin. He moved to London in around 1755 to join his Dublin master John Brooks and a number of other Irish engravers. Purcell again worked for various printsellers, never establishing himself as an independent engraver.

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John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Allan Ramsay - NPG D935

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Allan Ramsay
mezzotint, 1763
NPG D935

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Allan Ramsay - NPG D936

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Allan Ramsay
mezzotint, 1763
NPG D936

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), printed for  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D41861

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), printed for Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1764-1766 (1763-1764)
NPG D41861

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4302

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1764-1766 (1763-1764)
NPG D4302

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4303

Anne Hussey (née Delaval), Lady Stanhope

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1764-1766 (1763-1764)
NPG D4303

Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway), by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34916

Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway)

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765-1766 (1765)
NPG D34916

Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway), by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D2894

Elizabeth Napier (née Greenway)

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1765-1766 (1765)
NPG D2894

Duchess of Marlborough and Viscountess Clifden, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38250

Duchess of Marlborough and Viscountess Clifden

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 20 April 1768 (1764-1767)
NPG D38250

Duchess of Marlborough and Viscountess Clifden, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38251

Duchess of Marlborough and Viscountess Clifden

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 20 April 1768 (1764-1767)
NPG D38251

William Romaine, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), printed for  Robert Sayer, after  Francis Cotes - NPG D39856

William Romaine

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), printed for Robert Sayer, after Francis Cotes
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D39856

William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by  John Morris - NPG D19390

William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by John Morris
mezzotint, published 10 May 1778
NPG D19390

Frances Douglas (née Lascelles), by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Francis Cotes - NPG D1780

Frances Douglas (née Lascelles)

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Francis Cotes
mezzotint
NPG D1780

Kitty Fisher, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D1953

Kitty Fisher

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint
NPG D1953

Kitty Fisher, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D1954

Kitty Fisher

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint
NPG D1954

Penelope Pitt (née Atkins), Lady Rivers, by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after  Katharine Read - NPG D4035

Penelope Pitt (née Atkins), Lady Rivers

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Katharine Read
mezzotint
NPG D4035

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David Garrick ('Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour')

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), printed for Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760-1761)
NPG D19234

Web image not currently available

Maria (née Walpole), Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (probably 1760-1761)
NPG D19664

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John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

by Richard Purcell (H. Fowler, Charles or Philip Corbutt), after Allan Ramsay
mezzotint, 1763
NPG D19372

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