Only Connect - Charles Burney <> Fanny Burney

How are these sitters connected?


Charles Burney, by George Dance, 1794 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Burney
by George Dance
1794
NPG 1140

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Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')
by Edward Francisco Burney
circa 1784-1785
NPG 2634

The connection
The novelist and diarist Fanny Burney was the daughter of the pioneering musicologist Charles Burney.

Find out more about Burney connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

Explore other Burney connections

NPG D12755 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Burney <> William Hamilton

NPG D13753 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Burney <> Wolfgang Mozart


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