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George Romney

(1734-1802), Portrait painter

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 159 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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Thomas Greene, by George Romney - NPG 972

Thomas Greene

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1762-1763
NPG 972

George Romney, by George Romney - NPG 2814

George Romney

by George Romney
pencil, circa 1765
NPG 2814

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
NPG 19

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

John Smeaton

by George Romney, after Rhodes
oil on canvas, 1779 (circa 1779)
On display in Room 13 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 80

James Macpherson, by George Romney - NPG 5804

James Macpherson

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1779-1780
NPG 5804

George Romney, by George Romney - NPG 959

George Romney

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1784
NPG 959

Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton, by George Romney - NPG 294

Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1785
NPG 294

Emma (née Lyon), Lady Hamilton, by George Romney - NPG 4448

Emma (née Lyon), Lady 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, by George Romney - NPG 3659

William Paley

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1789-1791
NPG 3659

William Paley, after George Romney - NPG 145

William Paley

after George Romney
oil on canvas, (1789-1791)
NPG 145

John Wesley, after George Romney - NPG 2366

John Wesley

after George Romney
oil on canvas, (1789)
NPG 2366

William Cowper, by George Romney - NPG 1423

William Cowper

by George Romney
pastel, 1792
NPG 1423

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 (1792)
On display at Royal Courts of Justice, London
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 (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, (1794-1795)
NPG 1629

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