Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1785), Painter and engraver
'As a man, he was very elegant in his manners, with most liberal sentiments, ever ready to assist those who solicited his instructions' (Edward Edwards, 1808).
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.