2 of 2 portraits of Gabriel Piozzi
- Extended catalogue entry
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
by George Dance
9 3/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (248 mm x 191 mm)
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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