Search the Collection

Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811), Painter

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.

List Thumbnail

336

Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

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

1490

Capability Brown

after Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, circa 1770?
NPG 1490

3639

David Garrick

by Nathaniel Dance
pencil, 1771
NPG 3639

39

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive

studio of Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, circa 1773 or after
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 39

3626

Nathaniel Dance

by Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, circa 1773
NPG 3626

3627

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

by Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, 1773-1774
NPG 3627

6049

Capability Brown

by Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, circa 1773
NPG 6049

1345

Francis Dashwood, 11th Baron Le Despencer

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

10

Arthur Murphy

by Nathaniel Dance
oil on canvas, 1777
NPG 10

D19130

Christian VII, King of Denmark and Norway

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

D34132

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34132

D34133

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance
line engraving, 1768
NPG D34133

D1558

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1558

D1559

Frederick Cornwallis

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Dance
mezzotint, published 1769
NPG D1559

D16434

Capability Brown

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

D36316

Sir Armine Wodehouse

by Charles Townley, after Nathaniel Dance
mezzotint, published 1772
NPG D36316

D14242

Omai

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

D20468

Thomas Mudge

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