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William Jessop

William Jessop, by George Dance, 1796 -NPG 1147 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Jessop

by George Dance
1796
10 in. x 7 1/2 in. (254 mm x 191 mm)
NPG 1147

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Signed and dated lower right in brown ink: Geo: Dance/1796.

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Dance family property and sold by the Rev George Dance, the artist's grandson, Christie's, 1 July 1898 (78) among a large collection of Dance drawings, bought Colnaghi for the NPG.


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.

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