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Only Connect - Luigi Marchesi <> Fanny Burney

How are these sitters connected?

Fanny Burney
by Edward Francisco Burney
circa 1784-1785
NPG 2634

The connection
The family of Fanny Burney were fans of singer Luigi Marchesi, which Charles wrote, was: ‘…elegant and refined …often grand and full of dignity.

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