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Sir Robert Harry Inglis (1786–1855)
Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford

Sir Robert Harry Inglis (1786–1855)

George Richmond (1809–1896)

Examination Schools, University of Oxford

(b London, 28 Mar. 1809; d London, 19 Mar. 1896). The best-known member of a family of English painters. A pupil of his father, the miniaturist Thomas Richmond, Sen. (1771–1837), he also studied at the Royal Academy, where he became a friend of Samuel Palmer. With Palmer and others he was one of the group of William Blake's followers known as the Ancients. However, his imitation of Blake's mannerisms was heavy-handed (The Eve of Separation, 1830, Ashmolean Mus.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)

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