Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Valentine Green (1739-1813), Mezzotint engraver

Engraver and antiquarian; exhibited Society of Artists, London, 1766-72 and RA 1774-1806; mezzotint engraver to the King 1773; ARA 1774; FSA 1775; engraved pictures from the Düsseldorf Gallery 1789-95, an enterprise abruptly ended by war which ultimately caused him considerable hardship; Keeper of the British Institution 1805; published a history of Worcestershire 1796.

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.