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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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