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Mr Wildman
Romney, George
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Romney, George

Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire (United Kingdom), 1734 - Kendal, Westmorland (United Kingdom), 1802

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Mr Wildman

1787 - 1788. Oil on canvas. Room 063

Romney stood out among the English portraitists of his time for his accuracy in depicting the appearance of his sitters, which he valued, as here, more than psychological penetration. A rival to Lawrence, he was distinguished by a more classicist concept of the genre and a more dramatic use of chiaroscuro. The sitter here seems to be James Wildman (1747–1816), although it could also be his brother Thomas (1740–1795).

Technical data

Inventory number
P008348
Author
Romney, George
Title
Mr Wildman
Date
1787 - 1788
Technique
Oil
Support
Canvas
Dimension
Height: 76.5 cm.; Width: 63.5 cm.

Bibliography +

Kidson, Alex, George Romney. A complete catalogue of his paintings, II, Yale University Press, New Haven; Londres, 2015, pp. 630, nº 1410.

Other inventories +

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 3028.

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Location +

Room 063 (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 14-07-2021 | Registry created on 07-07-2021

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