© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Henry Bone, after John Opie Click on the links below to find out more
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 or after (inscribed 1794)
5 1/4 in. x 3 7/8 in. (132 mm x 99 mm)
acquired Sir George Scharf, 1890
- Amelia Opie (1769-1853), Novelist and poet; second wife of John Opie. Sitter in 8 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Henry Bone (1755-1834), Enamel painter. Artist associated with 677 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
- John Opie (1761-1807), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 148 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
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