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George Romney (1734-1802), Portrait painter

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 156 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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2814

George Romney

by George Romney
pencil, circa 1765
NPG 2814

959

George Romney

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1784
NPG 959

1881

George Romney

by Mary Barret
watercolour on ivory, circa 1798
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1881

D14481

George Romney

by and published by William Bond, published by Longman & Co, published by Josiah Taylor, after Sir Martin Archer Shee
stipple and line engraving, published 1 March 1810
NPG D14481

D37587

George Romney

by William Thomas Fry, after John Jackson
stipple engraving, published 1817
NPG D37587