Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Alexander Pope 1688-1744 1730c.

Jonathan Richardson 

Portrait of Alexander Pope 1688-1744, Jonathan Richardson
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Oil on paper laid on board
18th Century
15 inches 38.1 cm diameter
 
This small image of the great poet may have been painted for an intimate setting, perhaps the library of one of his friends or admirers, or one of the numerous devotees of his witty augustan poetry.
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