George Chinnery(1774-1852), Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 14 portraits
George Chinnery was brought up in London, where he showed an early talent as a portrait painter in the traditions of Romney and Cosway. He entered the Royal Academy schools in 1792, and by 1795 had exhibited twenty portraits at the Academy.
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