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Only Connect - Richard Cosway <> Emma Hamilton

How are these sitters connected?

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

Emma Hamilton
by Richard Cosway
circa 1801
NPG 2941

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

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