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Romney, George (1734–1802), painter

Alex Kidson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24051
Romney, George (1734–1802), painter

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Romney, George (1734–1802), painter, was born at Beckside, a smallholding on the edge of Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, on 15 December 1734, the third of the eleven children of John Rumney (1703–1778) and Ann (1704–1759), daughter of John Simpson of Sladebank and Bridget Parke...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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