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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Richard West (circa 1691-1726), Lawyer, politician and playwright

Portrait attributed to the circle of Richard van Bleeck, half-length oval, inscribed and dated 1719. Christie’s, 2 November 1984, lot 71 with other portraits from the West families.

Portrait by Jonathan Richardson, see under NPG 17.

This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.