by George Romney
22 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in. (572 mm x 470 mm)
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Artistback to top
- George Romney (1734-1802), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 160 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Cowper sat for this portrait at the house of the poet William Hayley, who was a friend of the artist Romney. Hayley wrote a posthumous biography of Cowper.
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- Alex Kidson, George Romney 1734-1802, 2002 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 30 May - 18 August 2002), p. 221
- Ingamells, John, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, 2004, p. 128
- Piper, David, The English Face, 1992, p. 163
- Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 73
- Saumarez Smith, Charles, The National Portrait Gallery: An Illustrated Guide, 2000, p. 107
- Saumarez Smith, Charles, The National Portrait Gallery, 1997, p. 107
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 149
- Woof, Robert; Hebron, Stephen, Romantic Icons, 1999, p. 19