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Francis Grose

(1731-1791), Antiquary and draughtsman

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Grose wrote and illustrated many successful books on the antiquities of Britain. Responding to the growing interest in the past, he travelled around the country collecting material, publishing illustrations with descriptions to make antiquities and archaeological remains more intelligible and accessible to his non-specialist readers.

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'Monachum non facit cucullus' (Theodosius Forrest; Francis Grose), by and published by Nathaniel Hone - NPG D34989

'Monachum non facit cucullus' (Theodosius Forrest; Francis Grose)

by and published by Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, published 30 January 1772
NPG D34989

Francis Grose, by James Douglas - NPG D16518

Francis Grose

by James Douglas
etching and aquatint, published 1785
NPG D16518

Francis Grose, by James Douglas - NPG D16519

Francis Grose

by James Douglas
etching and aquatint, published 1785
NPG D16519

Francis Grose, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after  Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D32253

Francis Grose

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
etching, published 1787
NPG D32253

Francis Grose, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG D19464

Francis Grose

after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
pencil, published 5 November 1787
NPG D19464

Francis Grose, by John Kay - NPG D16503

Francis Grose

by John Kay
etching and aquatint, 1789
NPG D16503

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