National Portrait Gallery Mid-Georgian Portraits, 1760-1790

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National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain), John Ingamells
National Portrait Gallery, 2004 - Art - 588 pages
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The National Portrait Gallery's great sequence of illustrated catalogues of the collection embraces the period from 1500 to 1860. This volume covers the late eighteenth century, the golden age of British portraiture. The artists include Gainsborough, Reynolds and Romney; their sitters such figures as Garrick and Johnson, Sarah Siddons, Emma Hamilton, Warren Hastings, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and George III.
A brief biographical note accompanies each sitter, followed by a detailed examination of each of the Gallery's portraits. This is followed by a complete iconographical list, selectively illustrated, of images of the sitter to be found in other collections.

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Contents

Group Portraits in order of accession number
501
Unidentified Portraits in order of accession number
519
Comparative Group Pictures
529
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About the author (2004)

John Ingamells has been Director of York Art Gallery and the Wallace Collection.

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