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Richard Earlom

(1743-1822), Engraver

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 107 portraits
One of the greatest mezzotint and stipple engravers of his day, Richard Earlom was apprenticed to the London based engraver, G.B. Cipriani and studied at the St Martin's Lane Academy. He won many prizes for his drawings and engravings. In 1774, he began work for John Boydell for whom he created three hundred plates after Claude, published as the Liber Veritas (1777-1819). He also created for Boydell fifty-one plates after Cipriani. Earlom engraved outstanding works both after the designs of his contemporaries and after the old masters. Boydell commissioned his talents for some of the most famous plates in The Houghton Gallery and The Shakespeare Gallery.

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Queen Elizabeth I (When Princess), by Richard Earlom, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG D24194

Queen Elizabeth I (When Princess)

by Richard Earlom, after Nicholas Hilliard
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D24194

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Richard Earlom, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D26538

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Richard Earlom, after Sir Anthony van Dyck, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D26538

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28878

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D28878

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28879

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D28879

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28880

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan, published by Samuel Woodburn
coloured mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D28880

John Penruddock, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28967

John Penruddock

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D28967

John Penruddock, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28968

John Penruddock

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D28968

Bruno Ryves, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D29601

Bruno Ryves

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D29601

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  David Loggan - NPG D43294

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after David Loggan
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D43294

Nell Gwyn, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D2514

Nell Gwyn

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D2514

Nell Gwyn, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D2544

Nell Gwyn

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D2544

Nell Gwyn, by Richard Earlom, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D2545

Nell Gwyn

by Richard Earlom, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D2545

Nell Gwyn, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D2546

Nell Gwyn

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D2546

John Penruddock, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D3868

John Penruddock

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D3868

Bruno Ryves, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D4146

Bruno Ryves

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D4146

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Richard Earlom, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D4638

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Richard Earlom, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D4638

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Richard Earlom, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D4639

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Richard Earlom, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D4639

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Richard Earlom, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D4640

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Richard Earlom, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D4640

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan - NPG D581

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D581

Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan - NPG D582

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan
mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D582

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