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Edward Francisco Burney

(1760-1848), Artist and cousin of Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Artist associated with 18 portraits
Edward Burney came from a family prominent in the arts. His uncle was the musicologist Dr Charles Burney and his cousin the writer Fanny Burney. Edward Burney studied Royal Academy Schools, where he became acquainted with James Barry and other artists, and was soon encouraged in his career by the Academy President, Joshua Reynolds. A virtuoso draughtsman, Burney devoted the greater part of his career to producing book illustrations, although he also painted some portraits.

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Charles Rousseau Burney, by Edward Francisco Burney - NPG 1860

Charles Rousseau Burney

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour and pencil, circa 1775-1780
NPG 1860

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney'), by Edward Francisco Burney - NPG 2634

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

by Edward Francisco Burney
oil on canvas, circa 1784-1785
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2634

Susanna Phillips (née Burney), by Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D13896

Susanna Phillips (née Burney)

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour and pencil, circa 1775-1800
NPG D13896

John Hawkins, by Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D14375

John Hawkins

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour, circa 1775-1800
NPG D14375

George Frideric Handel, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D3211

George Frideric Handel

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Edward Francisco Burney
line engraving, 1784
NPG D3211

Edward Francisco Burney, by Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D14387

Edward Francisco Burney

by Edward Francisco Burney
watercolour, circa 1785-1800
NPG D14387

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus', by J. Thornthwaite, published by  John Bell, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D8938

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus'

by J. Thornthwaite, published by John Bell, after Edward Francisco Burney
coloured line engraving, published 22 August 1786
NPG D8938

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus', by J. Thornthwaite, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D8939

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus'

by J. Thornthwaite, after Edward Francisco Burney
coloured line engraving, published 1786
NPG D8939

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford, by A. Smith, after  Edward Francisco Burney, after  Joseph Nollekens - NPG D31619

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

by A. Smith, after Edward Francisco Burney, after Joseph Nollekens
line engraving, circa 1802
NPG D31619

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus', by J. Thornthwaite, published by  John Cawthorn, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D8940

Mary Ann Yates as Volumnia in 'Coriolanus'

by J. Thornthwaite, published by John Cawthorn, after Edward Francisco Burney
line engraving, published 1 November 1807
NPG D8940

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, by James Heath, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D34181

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by James Heath, after Edward Francisco Burney
line engraving, published 12 August 1814
NPG D34181

'Apotheosis of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales', by Fry & Wright, after  Edward Francisco Burney, after  R.P. Read - NPG D33524

'Apotheosis of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales'

by Fry & Wright, after Edward Francisco Burney, after R.P. Read
stipple engraving, published 25 April 1818
NPG D33524

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney'), by Charles Turner, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D930

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

by Charles Turner, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Edward Francisco Burney
mezzotint, published 16 May 1840
NPG D930

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney'), by S. Bull, after  Edward Francisco Burney - NPG D6604

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

by S. Bull, after Edward Francisco Burney
stipple engraving, published 1854
NPG D6604

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Two studies of fashionable ladies

by Edward Francisco Burney
pen and ink, circa 1775-1800
NPG D14451

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William Pitt

by James Heath, after Edward Francisco Burney, after Joseph Nollekens
line engraving, (1812)
NPG D40245

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Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

by Charles Turner, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Edward Francisco Burney
mezzotint, published 16 May 1840
NPG D13846

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Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

by Charles Turner, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Edward Francisco Burney
mezzotint, published 16 May 1840
NPG D19818

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