Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811), Painter
Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 62 portraits
Portrait painter. The son of the architect George Dance the Elder he started his career in Rome 1754-65, where he painted history pictures and conversation pieces. A successful London portrait painter in the 1770s, he retired from practice after marrying well and in later years lived as a country gentleman, representing East Grinstead in Parliament. He was created a baronet in 1800.
studio of Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
oil on canvas, (circa 1773) or later
On display at Schallaburg, Austria in the exhibition 'India of the Maharajas'
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website