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George Romney: Lady Mary Beauchamp-Procter
Photograph by Rennett Stowe, Creative Commons licensed


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George Romney

[English Painter, 1734-1802]

• Relationships: Romney's students included Isaac Pocock, James Lonsdale and Thomas Stewardson.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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    George Romney Works Online    
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Original works by George Romney available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGeorge Romney at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Mrs Harrit Greer, 1781

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Portrait of Anne, Duchess of Cumberland, 1788

Notable SiteGeorge Romney at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Lappish Witch Watching a Shipwreck in a Storm, ca.1775-80

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
A study of two women: a sketch for the Milner sisters

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Colonel Robert Abercrombie, 1788

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Lady Hamilton, 1791

Bolton Art Gallery, UK

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Thomas, Lord Middleton

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
432 works by or related to the artist

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Portrait Group, ca.1780

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
Portrait of a Lady, 1780s

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Falmouth Art Gallery, England
George Boscawen, 3rd Viscount Falmouth

Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont
Miss Anna Seward, 1782

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Lancashire Museums, England
Portrait of John Satterthwaite

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
Robert, 9th Baron Petre demonstrating the use of an écorché figure, ca.1775-76

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Colonel James Clitherow
Portrait of Lady Maitland

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
11 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Various "cartoons"

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Mrs John Sargent

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Sarah Rodbard

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
The Little Scholar

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Norwich Museums, England

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Sir Richard Cumberland, ca.1775

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Anne Birch, 1777

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Hepworth Wakefield, England
Portrait of Rev Daniel Wilson, ca.1761

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Iphigenia Sleeping, drawing

Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland
Portrait of a Lady

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, England
Thomas Elwine of Coventry

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Mr and Mrs William Lindow (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteGeorge Romney at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGeorge Romney at The Athenaeum  
4 works online

Notable SiteGeorge Romney in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

George Romney at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

Additional Image Search Tools:
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      Flickr: "George Romney"      
Google Images: "George Romney"      
Bing Images: "George Romney"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Shakespeare Illustrated

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Romney  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Self-Portrait, 1784

The London Evening Standard
"Still in the shadows", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
look inside

A Striking Likeness: The Life of George Romney


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