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Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811), Painter

Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt

Sitter in 2 portraits
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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Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, 1767-1769
NPG 336

1490

Capability Brown

after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1770?
NPG 1490

3639

David Garrick

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
pencil, 1771
NPG 3639

3640

Eva Maria Garrick (nee Veigel)

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
pencil, 1771
NPG 3640

39

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive

studio of Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1773) or later
NPG 39

3626

Nathaniel Dance

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

3627

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, 1773-1774
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
NPG 3627

276

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
pastel, (1773-1774)
NPG 276

6049

Capability Brown

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1773
NPG 6049

1345

Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron Le Despencer

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1776
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1345

10

Arthur Murphy

by Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
oil on canvas, 1777
NPG 10

D19130

Christian VII, King of Denmark and Norway

possibly by Edward Fisher, probably after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1765-1785
NPG D19130

D34132

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34132

D34133

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34133

D1558

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1558

D1559

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1559

D16434

Capability Brown

by John Keyse Sherwin, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
line and stipple engraving, 1770-1790 (circa 1769)
NPG D16434

D36316

Sir Armine Wodehouse

by Charles Townley, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
mezzotint, published 1772
NPG D36316

D14242

Omai

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
etching and stipple engraving, published 25 October 1774
NPG D14242

D20468

Thomas Mudge

by Luigi Schiavonetti, after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Bt
stipple engraving, circa 1775-1800
NPG D20468