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ROMNEY, George (1734 - 1802), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROMNEY, George (1734 - 1802), Painter, draughtsman

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 15 December 1734, in Dalton-in-Furness (Lancashire, or Lincolnshire); died 15 November 1802, in Kendal.

Painter, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures.

George Romney was the second son of John Romney, a cabinet-maker in the Lincolnshire town of Dalton-in-Furness, in a family of 10 boys and one daughter. He started working in his father's shop at the age

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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