George Richardson

Born: 1737 or 1738
Died: 1813?
Biography
Architectural draughtsman, decorative designer, engraver, author and publisher. Trained in the office of Robert Adam. Father of draughtsman and engraver William Richardson.
 
Works of Art: 4
Books: 9
Archives: 0
Works by

Design for a dressing room...   
Design for a dressing room...
George Richardson
  

Design for a hall ceiling   
Design for a hall ceiling
George Richardson
  

Design for a dining room...   
Design for a dining room...
George Richardson
  

Design for the dome of...   
Design for the dome of...
George Richardson
  

Ædes Pembrochianæ: A New Account and Description Of The Statues, Bustos, Relievos, Paintings, Medals, And Other Antiquities And Curiosities In Wilton-House. In Which The Ancient Poets and Artists Are made mutually to explain and illustrate each other. To Which Is Prefixed, A Dissertation on the Origin, Progress and Decay Of Sculpture Among the Greeks and Romans. With A Complete Index; By which any partcular Statue, Busto, Painting, &c. and the Places or Rooms where disposed, may be immediately turned to. In the Antiquities of this Collection, are contained the whole of Cardinal Richelieu's, and Cardinal Mazarine's, and the greatest Part of the Earl of Arundell's; besides several particular Pieces purchased at different Times. The Eleventh Edition.   - Salisbury. [1788]   
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Richardson, George   The New Vitruvius Britannicus; Consisting Of Plans And Elevations Of Modern Buildings, Public And Private, Erected In Great Britain By The` Most Celebrated Architects. Engraved On LXXII (LXX) Plates, From Original Drawings. (Volume II.) By George Richardson, Architect. Le Nouveau Vitruve Britannique; Qui Comprend Les Plans Et Élévations De Bâtimens Modernes, Tant Publics Que Particuliers, Érigés dans la Grande Bretagne Par Les Plus Célèbres Architectes. Contenant LXXII (LXX) Planches, Gravées D'Après Des Desseins Origineaux. (Tome Seconde.) - London: [1802 (-1808)]   
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New Designs of Vases and Tripods Decorated in the Antique Taste, By Geo: Richardson, Archt. and Son on XXV Plates.   - London Sept. 5th. 1793.   
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Richardson, George   A Series Of Original Designs For Country Seats Or Villas; Containing Plans And Elevations, Sections Of The Principal Apartments, Ceilings, Chimney-Pieces, Capitals Of Columns, Ornaments For Friezes, And Other Interior Decorations, In The Antique Style. Comprized In LVII. Plates, With Descriptions. Designed And Engraved, In Aquatinta, By George Richardson, Architect. - London: [1795]   
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Richardson, George   New Designs In Architecture Consisting Of Plans, Elevations, And Sections For Various Buildings, Comprised In XLIV Folio Plates; Designed And Engraved By George Richardson, Architect. ... Nouveaux Desseins D'Architecture, ou, Plans, Elevations, Et Coupes De Divers Bâtimens; Compris En XLIV Planches In Folio, Dessinées Et Gravées Par George Richardson Architecte. - London 1792.   
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Richardson, George   A Treatise On The Five Orders Of Architecture In Which The Principles Of That Art Are Illustrated By Elegant And Correct Examples, Representing The Most Approved Forms, Proportions, And Decorations, Peculiar To The Several Orders; As Exhibited In The Remains Of The Beautiful Edifices Of Antiquity; Composed In The Style Most Consonant To The Orders That Adorn The Magnificent Temples, Baths, Theatres, Amphitheatres, Basilicas, Triumphal Arches, And Other Ancient Buildings. Containing Twenty-Two Plates Engraved in Acquatinta, producing the Spirit and Effect of finished Drawings in Indian Ink; With complete Explanations in English and French, accompanied with Observations made on several of the Antiquities at Rome, and various Parts of Italy, at Pola in Istria, and the southern Provinces of France, in the Years 1760, 1761, 1762, 1nd 1763; By George Richardson, Architect. ... Traité Des Cinq Ordres D'Architecture, Où les principes de cet Art sont exposé dans tout leur jour, au moyen d'examples choisis et corrects qui représent le différens Ordres dans leur plus belle forme, suivant leurs meilleurs proportions, et avec les décorations qui leur sont particulières, d'après ce qui reste des plus beaux édifices de l'Antiquité ... - London [1787]   
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Richardson, George   A New Collection Of Chimney Pieces, Ornamented in the Style of The Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Architecture; Containing Thirty-Six Designs, Suitable to the most elegant Range of Apartments; With Descriptions of the Plates in English and French. Composed, Etched and Engraved in Aquatinta By George Richardson, Architect ... Nouveau Recueil De Cheminées Ornées Dans le Stile De l'Architecture Etrusque, Grecque, & Romaine, Contenant Trente Six Desseins, Sortables aux appartements les plus elegants; Avec Les Descriptions des Planches en Anglois & en François. - London: [1781]   
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Richardson, George   A Book Of Ceilings, Composed In The Style Of The Antique Grotesque; Designed And Etched By George Richardson, Architect ... Livre De Plat-Fonds, Composés D'Après Les Grotesques Antiques; Dessinés Et Gravés Par George Richardson, Architecte. - London: [1776]   
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Richardson, George   Iconology; Or, A Collection Of Emblematical Figures; Containing Four Hundred And Twenty-four Remarkable Subjects, Moral And Instructive; In Which Are Displayed The Beauty Of Virtue And Deformity Of Vice. The Figures Are Engraved By The Most Capital Artists, From Original Designs; With Explanations From Classical Authorities. By George Richardson , Architect. In Two Volumes. Volume First. - London: [1779]   
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