Richard Phillips (English painter)
Richard Phillips or Philips (1681–1741) was a British portrait painter.
|Richard Phillips (1681–1741)|
1741 (aged 59–60)|
He also painted John Bennet, 1st Baron Ossulston (1616-1698), Elizabeth Cromwell (1650-1731) Oliver Cromwell’s granddaughter (the daughter of Richard Cromwell and Dorothy Mayor), and Sir Thomas Palmer, 4th Baronet, of Wingham (1682-1723)). Mezzotints and engravings after him of Daniel Waterland (1683-1740), Bishop Thomas Wilson (1663-1755), and Mrs Mary Anne Granville are also in the National Portrait Gallery.
He was the father of the painter Charles Phillips or Philips (1708-1748) who became a Rembrandt follower. He had a more prestigious client list than his father.
Phillips died in London.