George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society figures – including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson.
Thy hand, by Nature guided, marks the line – That stamps perfection on the form divine: Joshua Reynolds
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