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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729), Dramatist and essayist

Portraits in Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Sir Richard Steele

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1711
NPG 3227

Sir Richard Steele

by Jonathan Richardson
1712
NPG 5067

Sir Richard Steele

by Jonathan Richardson
1712
NPG 160

Sir Richard Steele

by Unknown artist
circa 1720-1723
NPG 1506a

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