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George Romney as a painter of children

George Romney as a painter of children

a loan exhibition in aid of the centenary year appeal of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the painter"s birth

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Published by Leger Galleries in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romney, George, -- 1734-1802.

  • Edition Notes

    Catalogue of an exhibition 30 May-30 June 1984.

    Statementwith an introduction by Brian Allen.
    ContributionsLeger Galleries.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14232701M

    George Romney was a British painter who was one of the leading society portraitists of the 18th Century. Romney was a prolific painter and produced about 2, paintings and 5, drawings during his lifetime. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures.   View the work online. Subject: George Romney () was one of the most successful portrait painters in an age that was portrait-mad. The .

    George Romney has 15 books on Goodreads with 40 ratings. George Romney’s most popular book is Woodworking: Beginners Guide (The Definitive guide for. Romney's output was very large and his paintings are in many collections in Britain and the USA (in the period from about to the First World War he was a particular favourite of American collectors and his work often fetched huge sums at this time, as well as being much copied and imitated).

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This magnificent catalogue, in three volumes and with nearly 2, illustrations, will restore George Romney (–) to his long-overdue position – with his contemporaries Reynolds and Gainsborough – as a master of 18th-century British portrait painting.5/5(3).

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George Romney, who died in Kendal in was one of the most celebrated portrait painters of his time, along with Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough. He was born in Dalton-in-Furness in and after learning his craft of cabinet-making there and in Lancaster, he was apprenticed to the portrait painter Christopher Steele in George Romney (26 December – 15 November ) was an English portrait painter.

He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures – including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson. Romney was born in Beckside in Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire (now part of Cumbria), the 3rd son (of 11 children) of John Romney, cabinet maker, and.

George Romney, (born Dec. 15,Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, Eng.—died Nov. 15,Kendal, Westmorland), fashionable portrait painter of late 18th-century English his portraits Romney avoided delving into the character or sensibilities of the sitter.

His great success with his society patrons depended largely on just this ability for dispassionate flattery. George Wilcken Romney (July 8, – J ) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician.

He was chairman and president of American Motors Corporation from tothe 43rd Governor of Michigan from toand the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from to He was the father of Mitt Romney, the former Governor of. The Romney Society is dedicated to learning about eighteenth- century art and artists, in particular George h a programme of lectures, visits and publications, the Society considers the visual arts of the time and the lives and achievements of you share our interest in the period you would be very welcome to join the Society and get involved.

George Romney ranks with Reynolds and Gainsborough as one of the finest society portrait painters of the eighteenth century. The son of a cabinetmaker, he was apprenticed first to his father and then in to the itinerant portrait painter Christopher Steele.

In Romney set up a portrait practice in Kendal. In Romney left his wife and family in Kendal and moved to London to seek his. - George_Romney_(painter) | George Romney (painter). George Romney book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. George Romney ( – ) was an English portrait painter. He was the most.

Romney’s The Clavering Children () George Romney, an 18th-century English artist regularly dismissed as a "fashionable portraitist" by critics today, still painted more than most can see even by those who know his work best.

George Romney (26 December – 15 November ) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures – including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.

ID: Description: George Romney (), Oil on canvas, Lady Hamilton as Miranda, Unsigned. 23 1/4" x 20 1/8". Compared with the Romney at Waddesdon Manor, Bucks. Our thanks goes to Rachel Jacobs Of Waddesdon Manor for allowing access to the Circe (Lady Emma Hamilton) by Romney hanging at.

But long before he began exercising his potential as an artist, George Romney had to grow up and find his footing in his chosen career.

George Romney was third born in a family of 11 children. His father, John, was a cabinet maker. George left school to apprentice with John at the young age of George Romney was a leading British portrait painter who became popular for his ability to create flattering images of his subjects regardless of personality.

He began his career as a pupil of the portrait and genre painter Christopher Steele, and then toured northern England painting portraits. George Romney ( – ) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures – including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.

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See more ideas about Romney, George, Kids portraits pins.This powerful wash drawing is a preparatory sketch for Romney’s famous painting The Leveson-Gower Children (also known as The Gower Family), now in Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal (fig.

1). 1 Romney was a bold and incisive draughtsman who made numerous rich brown ink studies, principally for historical compositions; by contrast, comparatively.