Pompeo Batoni, ‘Portrait of George Craster ’, 1734-1772, Robilant + Voena

Image rights: Courtesy of Robilant+Voena

London, Kenwood, Nathaniel Dance 1735-1811, 25 June-4 September 1977, no. 7;
Newcastle, Laing Art Gallery, Art Treasures in the North, 1999-2000.

J. Steegman,‘Some English portraits by Pompeo Batoni’, The Burlington Magazine, LXXXVIII, 1946,p. 60, no. 50;
Sir E. Craster, “The Craster Family: Three Generations”, Gateshead on Tyne, 1953, pp. 39 & 43;
B.C. Skinner,‘Some Aspects of the Work of Nathaniel Dance in Rome’, The Burlington Magazine, CI, 1959, p. 349, fg. 50;
I. Belli Barsali,‘Pompeo Girolamo Batoni’, Dizionario Biografco degli Italiani, VII, Rome, 1965, p. 201;
A. Busiri Vici, ‘Ritratti di N. Dance tra ruderi e salotti’, Capitolium, XL, July/August 1965, pp. 388-9;
A.M. Clark, E.P. Bowron (ed.),Pompeo Batoni. A complete catalogue of his works with an introductory text, Oxford, 1985, pp. 288-9, no. 256, fg. 238;
B. Ford, J. Ingamells (ed.), A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy 1701-1800, New Haven and London, 1997, p. 250;
A. French,Art Treasures in the North: Northern Families on the Grand Tour, London, 2009, pp. 91, 93-5, fig. 81, pl. 7;
E.P. Bowron,Pompeo Batoni A Complete Catalogue of his Paintings, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2016, vol. I p.318, no.259, illus.

By inheritance in the sitter’s family.

About Pompeo Batoni

Italian , 1708-1787, Lucca, Italy, based in Rome, Italy