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John Moore

John Moore, by George Dance, 1794 -NPG 1148 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

John Moore

by George Dance
1794
10 in. x 7 1/4 in. (254 mm x 184 mm)
NPG 1148

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated in ink, bottom left: July 10th. 1794/Geo: Dance; contemporary washed mount lettered: MOORE.

This portraitback to top

A copy with the Royal College of Physicians, London, [1] exactly agrees with the engraving by Daniell and was probably made by him.

Footnotesback to top

1) Illus. Cat. of Portraits, 1964, p 311; unsigned; inscribed Dr Moore, bottom centre.

Provenanceback to top

The artist's grandson, the Rev George Dance; his sale, Christie's, 1 July 1898, lot 95, bought Colnaghi for the NPG.

Reproductionsback to top

W. Daniell 1808 (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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