2 of 10 portraits of Charles Burney
- Extended catalogue entry
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
by George Dance
9 3/4 in. x 7 in. (248 mm x 178 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed, bottom left: Geo: Dance/July 1794
This portraitback to top
No engraving is recorded.
Provenanceback to top
The artist’s grandson, the Rev George Dance; his sale, Christie’s, 1 July 1898, lot 26, bought Colnaghi for the NPG.
Exhibitionsback to top
RA 1795 (618); George Dance, Geffrye Museum, 1972 (80); Bi-centenary of Burney's General History of Music, Guildhall, Kings Lynn, 1976; Approaching Tintern Abbey, Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, 1998.
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.