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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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Thomas Bailey, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan - NPG D583

Thomas Bailey

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan
coloured mezzotint, published 1810
NPG D583

Richard Fitzwilliam, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam, by Richard Earlom, after  Henry Howard - NPG D19418

Richard Fitzwilliam, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam

by Richard Earlom, after Henry Howard
mezzotint, 1810
NPG D19418

Unknown man engraved as Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D31752

Unknown man engraved as Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D31752

Unknown man engraved as Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D25761

Unknown man engraved as Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D25761

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D27111

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D27111

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D27119

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D27119

Inigo Jones, by Richard Earlom, published by  Josiah Boydell, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D28339

Inigo Jones

by Richard Earlom, published by Josiah Boydell, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, published 2 September 1811 (circa 1632-1635)
NPG D28339

Richard Cromwell, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28741

Richard Cromwell

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D28741

Henry Cromwell, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D28757

Henry Cromwell

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D28757

Isaac Barrow, by Richard Earlom, after  David Loggan, published by  Samuel Woodburn - NPG D29613

Isaac Barrow

by Richard Earlom, after David Loggan, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D29613

Henry Cromwell, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D1585

Henry Cromwell

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1585

Henry Cromwell, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D1586

Henry Cromwell

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1586

Henry Cromwell, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D1587

Henry Cromwell

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1587

Inigo Jones, by Richard Earlom, published by  Josiah Boydell, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D3187

Inigo Jones

by Richard Earlom, published by Josiah Boydell, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, published 2 September 1811 (circa 1632-1635)
NPG D3187

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Unknown miniaturist - NPG D322

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Unknown miniaturist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D322

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Unknown miniaturist - NPG D323

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Unknown miniaturist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D323

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle, by Richard Earlom, published by  Samuel Woodburn, after  Unknown miniaturist - NPG D324

Anne Monck (née Clarges), Duchess of Albemarle

by Richard Earlom, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Unknown miniaturist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D324

Sir William Penn, by Richard Earlom, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D3862

Sir William Penn

by Richard Earlom, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D3862

Sir Henry Vane the Younger, by Richard Earlom, after  Unknown artist - NPG D4561

Sir Henry Vane the Younger

by Richard Earlom, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D4561

Robert Lilburne, by Richard Earlom, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D5080

Robert Lilburne

by Richard Earlom, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D5080

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