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Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811), Painter

Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 63 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.

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Nathaniel Dance

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1773
NPG 3626