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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Maurice Greene (1696-1755), Composer

Composer; organist of St Paul's cathedral, 1718, and of the Chapel Royal, 1727; Mus. Doc. and professor of music at Cambridge, 1730; master of George II's band, 1735; a founder of the Society of Musicians (now The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain), 1738; wrote settings to Pope's Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, Addison's Spacious Firmament, and many church anthems and songs.

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Beckett 1949
R. B. Beckett, Hogarth, 1949.

Copinger 1905-11
W. A. Copinger, Manors of Suffolk, 1905-11.

Hayes 1970
J. Hayes, Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of the London Museum, 1970.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.