A Gentleman believed to be Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
A Gentleman believed to be Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

CHRISTIAN RICHTER (1678-1732)

A Gentleman believed to be Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

c. 1700 watercolour on vellum

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A Gentleman, believed to be Joseph Addison, in a full-bottomed wig, lace cravat and red cloak
Set in later gold frame set with a blue glass border, the reverse with plated hair

Richter, who was born in Stockholm, came to London in 1702 where he became a leading miniaturist painting in oil, enamel and on vellum He often copied the works of Kneller, who painted the oil portrait of Addison

Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. He was the eldest son of reverend Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine.
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Height 4.40 cm (1.73 inches)
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4817
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Watercolour On vellum
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