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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Crome (1768-1821), Landscape painter and founder of the Norwich School

Landscape printer and founder of the Norwich School.

'The little stout man whose face is very dark and whose eye is vivacious' (George Borrow, Lavengro, chapter XXI).

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Clifford & Clifford 1968
Derek and Timothy Clifford, John Crome, 1968 with bibliography.

Letters in NPG archive from Frank Leney and Dr Colvin Smith.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.