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Epitaph to George Richmond by his grandson Sidney Buchanan

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  • Screen Shot 2014-08-23 at 15.54.15 Day 5 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some views I have admired. (8/23/2014) - Day 5 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some views I have admired. Over a period of 5 days, from Tuesday 19th August, 3 signed, rubber stamped, single edition 6″x4″ photos will be released for sale each day, via Flickr / Facebook and Twitter, for £45 for 24 hours before going up to £60 until Tuesday 26th […]
  • Screen Shot 2014-08-23 at 15.45.43 Day 4 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some Portraits I Have Stood Before (8/23/2014) - Day 4 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some Portraits I Have Stood Before. Over a period of 5 days, from Tuesday 19th August, 3 signed, rubber stamped, single edition 6″x4″ photos will be released for sale each day, via Flickr / Facebook and Twitter, for £45 for 24 hours before going up to £60 until Tuesday […]
  • Image 10 Day 3 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some Places I Have Stopped At (8/21/2014) - Day 3 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some Places I Have Stopped At. Over a period of 5 days, from Tuesday 19th August, 3 signed, rubber stamped, single edition 6″x4″ photos will be released for sale each day, via Flickr / Facebook and Twitter, for £45 for 24 hours before going up to £60 until Tuesday […]
  • Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 14.27.36 Day 2 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some journeys I have been on (8/20/2014) - Day 2 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some journeys I have been on. Over a period of 5 days, from Tuesday 19th August, 3 signed, rubber stamped, single edition 6″x4″ photos will be released for sale each day, via Flickr / Facebook and Twitter, for £45 for 24 hours before going up to £60 until Tuesday […]
  • Image 5 Day 1 of Wrapping up Richmond: Some Houses I Have Been To (8/19/2014) - Day 1: Some Houses I Have Been To. Over a period of 5 days, from Tuesday 19th August, 3 signed, rubber stamped, single edition 6″x4″ photos will be released for sale each day, via Flickr / Facebook and Twitter, for £45 for 24 hours before going up to £60 until Tuesday 26th August, and then […]
  • Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 13.12.37 Wrapping Up Richmond: 6″x4″ Single Edition Sale 19th – 26th August 2014 (8/18/2014) - To mark the end of the Arts Council England funded R&D (research & development) phase of The George Richmond Portrait Project by Elly Clarke, there will be a sale of 25 6"x4" Single Edition photographs, taken during shoots that Elly and her team have been on over the past 6 months, in England, Scotland and the Channel Islands.
  • Miniature of Julia Richmond by George on the occasion of their wedding - and portrait of Micheal Buchanan and family photos 1 Three portraits by George Richmond, including a very late Self Portrait, is on the Antiques Roadshow this evening! (5/4/2014) - See photos & audio from our visit to Michael here: http://georgerichmondproject.com/george-julia-laura-richmond/
  • The George Richmond journey to Scotland – April 2014, by Julie Tsang (4/29/2014) - The day came when our journey with the George Richmond project took us to Scotland! Starting our journey in the Lake District we were greeted by the very friendly Mark Cropper, who showed us around his home and beautifully converted office. Here we present a selection of behind-the-scenes images to give you a glimpse of […]
  • Just in time to catch the beautiful sunset at the Jersey Swimming Club. Elie takes a moment to admire sunset. The George Richmond journey to Jersey – April 2014 (5/12/2014) - The team made it to Jersey! Alongside admiring this beautiful island we came to visit another family (the great great great grandson of George Richmond, his wife, son, daughter and grandson, and a couple cousins) and several very beautiful George Richmond paintings, drawings and sketches. Read more below for a visual diary of events of […]
  • GRPP photos by Julie Tsang for blogpost26216 Some words and images by Julie Tsang from shoots in Hampshire & Yorkshire, Feb & March 2014 (3/25/2014) - Photos & captions by Julie Tsang.
  • Michael Buchanan in Hampshire March 2014. Photo by Elly Clarke William Davie on his first George Richmond shoot (3/27/2014) - On Saturday 15th of March I accompanied Elly Clarke and Julie Tsang on my first photographic shoot for the George Richmond Portrait Project in Hampshire. The extensive time needed to arrive twined with a clear sun-kissed sky made for a bearable if not pleasant journey. Soon, as the wild greens of countryside made the melancholic […]
  • MrHowardinfrontofportraitofMrHoward Great shoot at Castle Howard last Thursday (2/23/2014) - On Thursday 20th Feb, Elly Clarke, Julie Tsang and Simon Harper drove up in a Sixt car from Birmingham to Castle Howard in order to meet, photograph and record Mr Simon Howard talking about his portraits. Final images (including portraits of Mr Howard) will be posted once the film stock comes back. We are delighted […]
  • 6_Castle Howard visit RP Leica 19420 Castle Howard agreed to participate in ‘On Display’ (2/18/2014) - The team is thrilled to report that Castle Howard has agreed to include their Richmond portraits (they have quite a number of them!) in the On Display part of this project. Elly Clarke, Julie Tsang and Simon Harper are going there this Thursday to talk more about how this can work best. And for Elly […]
  • brm_bmag_1941p459_624x544 Self Portrait in Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery inspired by Self Portrait by Raphael (2/13/2014) - Self Portrait, 1854, in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery collection. Inspired by a self portrait by Raphael in the Uffizi, Florence. Exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1905 as part of “British Art Fifty Years Ago”. The back of the canvas has the inscription: ‘Aetatis 45 Geo. Richmond Painted by Himself about 1854. Given to […]
  • Elly-Clarke_James-Hervey-Bathurst-with-portrait-of-Arthur-Herbert-Somers-Cocks-at-Eastnor-Castle Eastnor Castle to participate in ‘On Display’ with portrait of Arthur Herbert Somers Cocks (2/3/2014) - We are delighted to report that James Hervey Bathurst of Eastnor Castle has agreed to participate in ‘On Display’ with his portrait of his ancestor Arthur Herbert Somers Cocks. Click here to find out more about this portrait, which Elly Clarke first visited in 2010.
  • PA040009_2 Portrait of Thomas Richmond, Private Collection, the Channel Islands (2/18/2014) - This portrait just came through from a collector/ descendant of the artist on the Channel Islands. It’s George Richmond‘s father (so Elly Clarke’s great great great great! grandfather), Thomas Richmond, who was also a portrait artist, but on a miniature scale… The GRPP team is going to visit this and other works in this collection in […]
  • 1004967_420789661387793_314129459_n George Richmond Self Portrait aged 21 on display at the National Portrait Gallery (2/18/2014) - If you’re in the National Portrait Gallery any time soon, check out Room 18 where you’ll find this miniature Self Portrait, made when the artist was 21. I have seen several similar versions of this in a few of the houses I have visited. Further info on this portrait HERE.
  • Edmond_Warre_c1855 copy Edmund Warre by George Richmond, 1855 (2/5/2014) - This portrait is partly what inspired this whole project. It is a portrait of Elly Clarke’s maternal great great great grandfather Edmund Warre, Headmaster of Eton, by her paternal great great great grandfather George Richmond in 1855. Little did these two men know, that years down the line, their descendants would meet and have 2 […]

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