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Joseph Bonomi

Joseph Bonomi, by William Daniell; George Dance, based on a work of circa 1793 -NPG 3089(1) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Bonomi

by William Daniell, after George Dance
based on a work of circa 1793
10 in. x 7 7/8 in. (254 mm x 200 mm)
NPG 3089(1)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed bottom centre in pencil: Guiseppi Bonomi; NPG stamp lower right.

This portraitback to top

NPG 3089(1) differs from the original drawing by Dance at the Royal Academy (which is dated 4 August 1793) in having much less hatching.

Referenceback to top

Roberts 1898
W. Roberts, Magazine of Art, XXII, 1898, pp 656-56.

Stroud 1971
D. Stroud, George Dance, 1971, pp 170-72.

Sutton 1954
T. Sutton, The Daniells: Artists and Travellers, 1954, pp 175-79.

Walker 1985
R. J. B. Walker, National Portrait Gallery, Regency Portraits, 2 vols., 1985, I, pp 632-33.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from Appleby 1940.

Reproductionsback to top

W. Daniell (A Collection of Portraits sketched from the Life since the Year 1973 by George Dance Esqr. R.A. and engraved in imitation of the Original Drawings by William Daniell, A.R.A., 2 vols, 1814).


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.

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