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Pietro Molini

Pietro Molini, by William Daniell; George Dance, circa 1802-1814, based on a work of 1795 -NPG 3089(12) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Pietro Molini

by William Daniell, after George Dance
circa 1802-1814, based on a work of 1795
10 1/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (256 mm x 200 mm)
NPG 3089(12)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed below in pencil: Molini; NPG stamp in reverse, lower left (showing through from the verso).

This portraitback to top

Dance’s original drawing of Signor Molini in the Royal Academy is dated 25 January 1795.

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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