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Only Connect - Emma Hamilton <> Richard Cosway

How are these sitters connected?

Emma Hamilton
by Richard Cosway
circa 1801
NPG 2941

Richard Cosway
after Richard Cosway
based on a work of circa 1790
NPG 1678

The connection
Cosway and his wife were intimates of Emma Hamilton, whose attitudes transfixed Goethe, Romney and Vigee-le Brun.

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