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Gabriel Piozzi

Gabriel Piozzi, by George Dance, 1793 -NPG 1152 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Gabriel Piozzi

by George Dance
1793
9 3/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (248 mm x 191 mm)
NPG 1152

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated in pencil: July 17th. 1793 bottom left, and Geo: Dance. bottom right; laid down on a contemporary washed mount lettered in pencil: PIOZZI.

This portraitback to top

No engraving appears to have been published. See the pendant drawing of Mrs Piozzi, NPG 1151.

Provenanceback to top

The artist’s grandson, the Rev George Dance; his sale, Christie’s, 1 July 1898, lot 106 bought Colnaghi for the NPG.


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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