George Romney(1734-1802), Portrait painter
Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 162 portraits
Romney was a prolific and successful artist who moved to London from Lancashire in 1762. Confident in painting portraits as well as history paintings, he was a rival of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
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