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Jonathan Richardson, by Jonathan Richardson, 1736 -NPG 3023 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Jonathan Richardson

by Jonathan Richardson
6 3/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (162 mm x 114 mm)
NPG 3023

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed along the bottom in ink in an old hand: Richardson. drawn by himself, and in his own hand, right, 15 Jan 1735/6, a cipher in pencil 9P 7 G(?) above; the artist's stamp JR, left corner, now very faint.

Physical descriptionback to top

Velvet cap to tip of his right ear, shoulders lightly indicated.

Conservationback to top

The paper is rather dirty; a stain, top left corner and a tear, inwards from lobe of his right ear; pencil passages now rubbed.

Provenanceback to top

Presented, 1939, with a number of other drawings by M. H. Spielman; earlier history presumably as for NPG 1693 and 3779.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.

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