•Antique English Pastel Portrait of Boy Attributed George Richmond
•Antique English framed pastel portrait of young boy attributed to George Richmond (1809-1896), unsigned, mid-19th century.
•George Richmond, RA (28 March 1809 – 19 March 1896) was an English painter and portraitist. In his youth he was a member of The Ancients, a group of followers of William Blake. Later in life he established a career as a portrait painter, which included painting the portraits of the British gentry, nobility and royalty. He was the son of Thomas Richmond, miniature-painter, and was the father of the painter William Blake Richmond as well as the grandfather of the naval historian, Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond. A keen follower of cricket, Richmond was noted in one obituary as having been "an habitué of Lord's since 1816".
•Overall condition is good. Wear consistent with age and use.
20"h x 16"w x .75" d
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Antique English Pastel Portrait of Boy Attributed George Richmond