Only Connect - Richard Cosway <> Emma Hamilton

How are these sitters connected?


Richard Cosway, after Richard Cosway, (circa 1790) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cosway
after Richard Cosway
(circa 1790)
NPG 1678

Emma, Lady Hamilton, by Richard Cosway, circa 1801 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Emma, Lady Hamilton
by Richard Cosway
circa 1801
NPG 2941

The connection
Cosway and his wife were intimates of Emma Hamilton, whose attitudes transfixed Goethe, Romney and Vigee-le Brun.

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

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NPG 879 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cosway <> Horatio Nelson

NPG D13759 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cosway <> Ludwig Van Beethoven

NPG D13727 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cosway <> Maria Cosway

NPG D13763 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cosway <> Thomas Jefferson


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