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George Romney

(1734-1802), Portrait painter

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 160 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.

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Mary Moser, by George Romney - NPG 6641

Mary Moser

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1770-1771
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6641

Richard Cumberland, by George Romney - NPG 19

Richard Cumberland

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1776
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 19

John Smeaton, by George Romney, after  Rhodes - NPG 80

John Smeaton

by George Romney, after Rhodes
oil on canvas, 1779, based on a work of circa 1779
On display in Room 13 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 80

Emma Hamilton, by George Romney - NPG 4448

Emma Hamilton

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1785
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4448

Robert Raikes, by George Romney - NPG 1551

Robert Raikes

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1785-1788
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1551

William Paley, after George Romney - NPG 145

William Paley

after George Romney
oil on canvas, based on a work of 1789-1791
NPG 145

John Wesley, after George Romney - NPG 2366

John Wesley

after George Romney
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1789
NPG 2366

Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon, by William Davison, after  George Romney, and  Sir Martin Archer Shee - NPG 469

Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon

by William Davison, after George Romney, and Sir Martin Archer Shee
oil on canvas, 1839-1840, based on a work of 1792
NPG 469

Thomas Paine, copy by Auguste Millière, after an engraving by  William Sharp, after  George Romney - NPG 897

Thomas Paine

copy by Auguste Millière, after an engraving by William Sharp, after George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1876, based on a work of 1792
NPG 897

Mary Tighe, attributed to John Comerford, after  George Romney - NPG 1629

Mary Tighe

attributed to John Comerford, after George Romney
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, early 19th century, based on a work of 1794-1795
NPG 1629

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