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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815), Engraver

Engraver; b. Florence, he was brought to London by Richard Dalton, the King’s Librarian, in 1764; engraver to the King, and RA 1768; he left England in 1802 to became director of the Academy of art in Lisbon.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.