apprentice of Christopher Steele
Commemorated on 5 plaques
George Romney (1734-1802), painter, lived here.
5 Holly Bush Hill, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom where they lived
The renowned portrait painter George Romney was born in Beckside, Dalton in Furness in 1734 died 1802
Town Hall, Dalton-In-Furness, United Kingdom where they was born near (1734)
ROMNEY'S HOUSE. The portrait painter George Romney, 1734 - 1802, served his apprenticeship in Kendal to Christopher Steele in a studio in Redman's Yard. He married Mary Abbot in Kendal Parish Church. After seven years he left for a career in London and became one of the foremost portrait painters of his day. In 1799 ill health brought him back to his wife who cared for him in this house until after his death.
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, United Kingdom where they lived (1799-1802) and died (1802)
Here lived for a time and died George Romney portrait painter. Born at Dalton in Furness 1734. Died 1802.
Milnthorpe Road, Kendal, United Kingdom where they lived -1802) and died (1802)
Redman's Yard. This yard, named after Alderman Redman, Mayor of Kendal in 1749 and 1760, was the cradle of the Kendal school of portrait painters. The celebrated George Romney (1734-1802) was apprenticed to Christopher Steele in a studio here and Daniel Gardner, Redman's nephew, was taught to paint in the same studio. Portraits by all three artists are displayed at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kirkland.
Redman's Yard, Highgate, Kendal, United Kingdom where they was