George Henry Harlow (1787-1819), Portrait painter
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Artist associated with 80 portraits
Harlow trained as a painter, first under Hendrik Frans de Cort, then under Samuel Drummond and finally with Thomas Lawrence. He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1804, with a portrait of Dr Thornton, after which he concentrated on portrait painting. Harlow became highly regarded as a portrait painter, and was skilled in a variety of medium including oils, pencil, chalk and crayon. He produced many portraits of actors and actresses
by George Henry Harlow
pencil heightened with red chalk, 1814
On display at Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Hannover, Germany in the exhibition 'The Hanoverians on Britain's Throne'