Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Burney (1726-1814), Musician and historian of music

Musicologist, composer; Mus.D Oxford 1769; FRS 1773; author of A General History of Music (1776, 1782 and 1789); father of Fanny Burney.

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.