Self portrait aged 21 by George Richmond

A miniature of the artist depicted half-length in a landscape, wearing a brown jacket, white shirt and black cravat.

Details

Medium:
Gouache on ivory
Dimensions:
9 x 7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £54,695)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Sotheby's

It was painted on the occasion of his marriage to his wife Julia. Signed and dated.

Provenance

By descent to George Richmond's great-great grandaughter.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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