George Romney(1734-1802), Portrait painter
Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 159 portraits
Romney was a prolific and successful artist who moved to London from Lancashire in 1762. Confident in painting portraits as well as history paintings, he was a rival of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1785
On display at Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, UK in the exhibition Feminine Beauty from Van Dyck to Sargent