George Romney (1734-1802) was an English portrait painter who painted many society figures of his day. Many of his paintings featured his muse, Emma Hamilton, in various poses depicting historical and mythological figures. One of his early paintings, The Death of General Wolfe-Study, was entered into a Royal Society of Arts competition, but was questioned for being too contemporary. This caused Romney to ignore the Society for the rest of career, despite being asked to exhibit there after he became successful. Our pattern collection for George Romney contains many of his well known portraits including John Forbes, Major General Sir Archibald Campbell, Elizabeth Dutches-Contess of Sutherland, Charles Lennox, Miss Kirkpatrick, Miss Juliann Willoughby, Sir Christopher and Lady Sykes, Mrs Anne Carwardine and Her Eldest Son, Mrs Henrietta Morris and her Son, and John Walter Tempest with a Horse. There are many patterns with Emma Lady Hamilton, and also a self portrait.