Biography of Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745

On 12 Jan 1667 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 was born in St Botolph's without Bishopgate.

Around 1700 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (32). Self-portrait.

Around 1700 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Self-portrait.

Around 1700 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (32). Portrait of Robert Davers 1st Baronet Davers 1620-1685 (80). Ickworth House Ickworth.

Around 1700 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Davers 1st Baronet Davers 1620-1685. Ickworth House Ickworth.

Around 1704 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (36). Portrait of John Sheffield 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normandby 1648-1721 (55).

Around 1704 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of John Sheffield 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normandby 1648-1721.

Before 1708 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford. Lydiard House.

Before 1708 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford. Lydiard House.

Around 1710 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (42). Portrait of Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford.

Around 1710 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Elizabeth Banks Countess Aylesford.

Around 1715 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (47). Portrait of Edward Talbot Archdeacon Berkshire 1693-1720 (22). Newton House.

Around 1715 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Edward Talbot Archdeacon Berkshire 1693-1720. Newton House.

Around 1717 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (49). Portrait of Rich Ingram 5th Viscount Irvine 1688-1721 (28) and Anne Howard Viscountess Irvine 1696-1764 (21). Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Leeds.

Around 1717 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Rich Ingram 5th Viscount Irvine 1688-1721 and Anne Howard Viscountess Irvine 1696-1764. Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Leeds.

Around 1718 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (50). Portrait of Mary Wortley Montagu née Pierrepoint 1689-1762 (28).

Around 1718 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Mary Wortley Montagu née Pierrepoint 1689-1762.

Before 1723 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of William Cowper 1st Earl Cowper 1665-1723.

Before 1723 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of William Cowper 1st Earl Cowper 1665-1723.

Around 1723 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (55). Portrait of Robert Davers 3rd Baronet Davers 1684-1723 (39). Ickworth House Ickworth.

Around 1723 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Davers 3rd Baronet Davers 1684-1723. Ickworth House Ickworth.

Before 1724 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724.

Before 1724 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Harley 1st Earl Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661-1724.

Before 1725 Thomas Hudson Painter 1701-1779 studied under Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (57). Portrait of Henrietta Godolphin Duchess Newcastle under Lyne 1701-1776 (24).

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Henrietta Godolphin Duchess Newcastle under Lyne 1701-1776.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (57). Portrait of Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (46).

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (57). Portrait of Anne Yale.

Around 1725 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Anne Yale.

In 1726 Charles Lennox 2nd Duke Richmond 1701-1750 (24) was appointed 544th Knight of the Garter by his second cousin once removed George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (65). Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (58) painted his portrait with the Garter Star.

In 1726 Charles Lennox 2nd Duke Richmond 1701-1750 was appointed 544th Knight of the Garter by his second cousin once removed George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727. Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 painted his portrait with the Garter Star.

After 1726 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745.

After 1726 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745.

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (60). Self-portrait.

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Self-portrait.

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (60). Portrait of Nathaniel Curzon 4th Baronet Curzon 1676-1758 (52), Mary Assheton Baroness Curzon 1694-1776 (34) and their son Nathaniel Curzon 1st Baron Scarsdale 1726-1804 (2). Cromwell Museum.

Around 1728 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Nathaniel Curzon 4th Baronet Curzon 1676-1758, Mary Assheton Baroness Curzon 1694-1776 and their son Nathaniel Curzon 1st Baron Scarsdale 1726-1804. Cromwell Museum.

Around 1730 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (62). Portrait of Rich Ingram 5th Viscount Irvine 1688-1721 (41). Cromwell Museum.

Around 1730 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Rich Ingram 5th Viscount Irvine 1688-1721. Cromwell Museum.

Before 1733 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Elizabeth Cecil -1733. Belton House.

Before 1733 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Elizabeth Cecil -1733. Belton House.

Around 1739 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (71). Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1699-1749 (40). Cromwell Museum.

Around 1739 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Thomas Cromwell 1699-1749. Cromwell Museum.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Henrietta Godolphin Duchess Newcastle under Lyne 1701-1776.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Henrietta Godolphin Duchess Newcastle under Lyne 1701-1776.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of John Manners 3rd Duke Rutland 1696-1779. Calke Abbey.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of John Manners 3rd Duke Rutland 1696-1779. Calke Abbey.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745. Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745. Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Henry St John 1st Viscount Bolingbroke 1678-1751. Lydiard House.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Henry St John 1st Viscount Bolingbroke 1678-1751. Lydiard House.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Philip Stanhope 4th Earl Chesterfield 1694-1773. Cromwell Museum.

Before 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745. Portrait of Philip Stanhope 4th Earl Chesterfield 1694-1773. Cromwell Museum.

On 28 May 1745 Johnathan "The Elder" Richardson Painter 1667-1745 (78) died in Bloomsbury.