George Dance, R.A.

Preferred Media: Architecture , illustration and cartooning
Born: 1741 in London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 14 January 1825
Nationality: British
Category of Membership: Foundation Member
Elected R.A: 10 Dec 1768
Professor of Architecture 1798-1805
Biography
Brother of Nathaniel Dance R.A.
 
Works of Art: 177
Books: 2
Archives: 29
Works by

One dancing and one seated...   
One dancing and one seated...
George Dance
  

'Squaring the Circle'   
'Squaring the Circle'
George Dance
  

Two men lying on chaise...   
Two men lying on chaise...
1815
George Dance
  

Two caricature faces   
Two caricature faces
George Dance
  

Woman seated at a table   
Woman seated at a table
George Dance
  

A running woman and a...   
A running woman and a...
George Dance
  
 

Head and shoulders of a...   
Head and shoulders of a...
George Dance
  

Imaginary hybrid creature   
Imaginary hybrid creature
George Dance
  

Three praying figures   
Three praying figures
George Dance
  

Two couples   
Two couples
George Dance
  

Sketches of four figures   
Sketches of four figures
George Dance
  

Two men seated at a...   
Two men seated at a...
George Dance
  
 

Sketch of a figure on...   
Sketch of a figure on...
George Dance
  

Woman seated at a table   
Woman seated at a table
George Dance
  

Profile portrait of a man   
Profile portrait of a man
George Dance
  

Imaginary creature   
Imaginary creature
George Dance
  

Imaginary creature   
Imaginary creature
George Dance
  

Mr and Mrs Pepper quarrelling   
Mr and Mrs Pepper quarrelling
George Dance
  
 

Caricature of a male figure   
Caricature of a male figure
George Dance
  

Two women and a man...   
Two women and a man...
George Dance
  

A woman taking snuff   
A woman taking snuff
George Dance
  

A woman and a man...   
A woman and a man...
George Dance
  

'Very Queer People'   
'Very Queer People'
George Dance
  

'Studies of Drawing'   
'Studies of Drawing'
George Dance
  
 

Imaginary creatures   
Imaginary creatures
George Dance
  

Man in contemporary dress   
Man in contemporary dress
George Dance
  

Four caricatures   
Four caricatures
George Dance
  

A Foreign Grandee & a...   
A Foreign Grandee & a...
George Dance
  

To all appearance a very...   
To all appearance a very...
George Dance
  

Figure hiding from two ghostly...   
Figure hiding from two ghostly...
George Dance
  
 

A ghost appearing to two...   
A ghost appearing to two...
George Dance
  

A ghost appearing to a...   
A ghost appearing to a...
George Dance
  

The Ghost of Belerophon   
The Ghost of Belerophon
George Dance
  

A ghost appearing to a...   
A ghost appearing to a...
George Dance
  

Van Diemen's Portrait   
Van Diemen's Portrait
George Dance
  

The death of Van Diemen   
The death of Van Diemen
George Dance
  
 

Showing how Van considered the...   
Showing how Van considered the...
George Dance
  

An account of this lost...   
An account of this lost...
George Dance
  

Van dreamt of having taken...   
Van dreamt of having taken...
George Dance
  

Second visit to Van Diemen's...   
Second visit to Van Diemen's...
George Dance
  

Is shipwreck'd on Van Diemen's...   
Is shipwreck'd on Van Diemen's...
George Dance
  

He falls desperate in love   
He falls desperate in love
George Dance
  
 

His early assiduous study of...   
His early assiduous study of...
George Dance
  

Birth of Van Diemen   
Birth of Van Diemen
George Dance
  

Fetch the midwife   
Fetch the midwife
George Dance
  

A skeleton and two figures...   
A skeleton and two figures...
George Dance
  

Amazement!   
Amazement!
George Dance
  

Scene with a skeleton appearing...   
Scene with a skeleton appearing...
George Dance
  
 

Caricatures of two male figures   
Caricatures of two male figures
George Dance
  

What a pretty creature!   
What a pretty creature!
George Dance
  

You see plainly she don't...   
You see plainly she don't...
George Dance
  

Ah will ye! Then I'll...   
Ah will ye! Then I'll...
George Dance
  

O dear! I've lost my...   
O dear! I've lost my...
George Dance
  

She little thinks he hears...   
She little thinks he hears...
George Dance
  
 

An idea of two Philosophers...   
An idea of two Philosophers...
George Dance
  

A Pair of Snuffers   
A Pair of Snuffers
George Dance
  

Bajezet   
Bajezet
George Dance
  

Can't say I know them,...   
Can't say I know them,...
George Dance
  

This dear confession enraptures me!!!   
This dear confession enraptures me!!!
George Dance
  

A woman handing a letter...   
A woman handing a letter...
George Dance
  
 

I think my stomach begins...   
I think my stomach begins...
George Dance
  

Sam Groneman Dunghill Contractor   
Sam Groneman Dunghill Contractor
George Dance
  

The Quietus   
The Quietus
George Dance
  

Madam I'm quite surprised!   
Madam I'm quite surprised!
George Dance
  

Graceful attitudes   
Graceful attitudes
George Dance
  

A Snug Pot   
A Snug Pot
George Dance
  
 

A Scorpionical horned Offingoffle saluting...   
A Scorpionical horned Offingoffle saluting...
George Dance
  

Howcommumariums with their trusty steed   
Howcommumariums with their trusty steed
George Dance
  

Refined sentimentalists   
Refined sentimentalists
George Dance
  

He's just going to bite...   
He's just going to bite...
George Dance
  

Happy Pair! None but the...   
Happy Pair! None but the...
George Dance
  

There's Fun!   
There's Fun!
George Dance
  
 

Quiet rumination on recent events   
Quiet rumination on recent events
George Dance
  

Sir, I listen to your...   
Sir, I listen to your...
George Dance
  

An Antidiluvian Old Cloathsman   
An Antidiluvian Old Cloathsman
George Dance
  

Pray don't get up or...   
Pray don't get up or...
George Dance
  

Figure with outstretched arms   
Figure with outstretched arms
George Dance
  

A woman with two suitors   
A woman with two suitors
George Dance
  
 

Two male figures   
Two male figures
George Dance
  

I'm very dry & the...   
I'm very dry & the...
George Dance
  

The President of the Junta...   
The President of the Junta...
George Dance
  

Scene in a bedroom interior   
Scene in a bedroom interior
George Dance
  

Poo Poo it can't be   
Poo Poo it can't be
George Dance
  

Woman reading by candlelight   
Woman reading by candlelight
George Dance
  
 

Figure in the entrance of...   
Figure in the entrance of...
George Dance
  

A man carrying a spear,...   
A man carrying a spear,...
George Dance
  

I'm rather alarmed!   
I'm rather alarmed!
George Dance
  

Profile of a man with...   
Profile of a man with...
George Dance
  

Head of a ghostly figure   
Head of a ghostly figure
George Dance
  

Sorrow, Despair and Grief   
Sorrow, Despair and Grief
George Dance
  
 

  

George Dance
  

Charles XII of Sweden   
Charles XII of Sweden
George Dance
  

A Pair of Giant's Ghosts   
A Pair of Giant's Ghosts
George Dance
  

Scene in a bedroom interior   
Scene in a bedroom interior
George Dance
  

Acrobats on horseback   
Acrobats on horseback
George Dance
  

A man dancing, probably Auguste...   
A man dancing, probably Auguste...
George Dance
  
 

  

George Dance
  

They don't seem to approve...   
They don't seem to approve...
George Dance
  

Both Cosey   
Both Cosey
George Dance
  

Welcome home dear Brother!   
Welcome home dear Brother!
George Dance
  

Sketch of an imaginary creature...   
Sketch of an imaginary creature...
George Dance
  

The Man in the Moon...   
The Man in the Moon...
George Dance
  
 

Dancing figures wearing pointed hats   
Dancing figures wearing pointed hats
George Dance
  

A profile portrait of a...   
A profile portrait of a...
George Dance
  

Head and shoulders portrait study...   
Head and shoulders portrait study...
George Dance
  

  

George Dance
  

Three men standing on a...   
Three men standing on a...
George Dance
  

It's impossible to say exactly...   
It's impossible to say exactly...
George Dance
  
 

A cool conference growing warmish   
A cool conference growing warmish
December 9th 1814
George Dance
  

Castle ramparts and three figures   
Castle ramparts and three figures
George Dance
  

A child pulling the wig...   
A child pulling the wig...
George Dance
  

A male dancer and a...   
A male dancer and a...
George Dance
  

Four imaginary creatures   
Four imaginary creatures
George Dance
  

Crowned man on a dragon...   
Crowned man on a dragon...
George Dance
  
 

  

George Dance
  

Male figure wearing a cloak...   
Male figure wearing a cloak...
George Dance
  

Imaginary figure with no torso   
Imaginary figure with no torso
George Dance
  

Monster with horns and webbed...   
Monster with horns and webbed...
George Dance
  

Crowned man riding a dragon...   
Crowned man riding a dragon...
George Dance
  

Portrait of Henry Tresham, R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Tresham, R.A.
10 March 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Thomas Daniell, R.A.   
Portrait of Thomas Daniell, R.A.
George Dance
  

Portrait of Edmund Garvey, R.A.   
Portrait of Edmund Garvey, R.A.
10 November 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Jeremiah Meyer, R.A.   
Portrait of Jeremiah Meyer, R.A.
by 1789
George Dance
  

Portrait of George Michael Moser,...   
Portrait of George Michael Moser,...
George Dance
  

Portrait of Paul Sandby, R.A.   
Portrait of Paul Sandby, R.A.
21 December 1794
George Dance
  

Portrait of Joseph Nollekens, R.A.   
Portrait of Joseph Nollekens, R.A.
17 February 1810
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Robert Smirke, R.A.   
Portrait of Robert Smirke, R.A.
29 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Robert Smirke jnr.,...   
Portrait of Robert Smirke jnr.,...
31 July 1809
George Dance
  

Portrait of Richard Westall, R.A.   
Portrait of Richard Westall, R.A.
31 January 1803
George Dance
  

Portrait of Charles Rossi, R.A.   
Portrait of Charles Rossi, R.A.
3 September 1798
George Dance
  

Portrait of Francis Milner Newton,...   
Portrait of Francis Milner Newton,...
5 May 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Charles Catton, R.A.   
Portrait of Charles Catton, R.A.
25 May 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of John Bacon, R.A.   
Portrait of John Bacon, R.A.
13 April 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Opie, R.A.   
Portrait of John Opie, R.A.
9 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Sir William Beechey,...   
Portrait of Sir William Beechey,...
13 December 1795
George Dance
  

Portrait of Francis Wheatley, R.A.   
Portrait of Francis Wheatley, R.A.
17 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of George Stubbs, A.R.A.   
Portrait of George Stubbs, A.R.A.
8 February 1794
George Dance
  

Portrait of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A.   
Portrait of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A.
31 March 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of John Russell, R.A.   
Portrait of John Russell, R.A.
13 April 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Singleton Copley,...   
Portrait of John Singleton Copley,...
30 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Francis Rigaud,...   
Portrait of John Francis Rigaud,...
1 April 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Johann Zoffany, R.A.   
Portrait of Johann Zoffany, R.A.
1 June 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of J.M.W. Turner, R.A.   
Portrait of J.M.W. Turner, R.A.
31 March 1800
George Dance
  

Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Fuseli, R.A.
2 June 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Joseph Farington, R.A.   
Portrait of Joseph Farington, R.A.
5 May 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Sir Francis Bourgeois,...   
Portrait of Sir Francis Bourgeois,...
16 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of William Tyler, R.A.   
Portrait of William Tyler, R.A.
17 October 1796
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Flaxman, R.A.   
Portrait of John Flaxman, R.A.
12 November 1796
George Dance
  

Portrait of Joseph Bonomi, A.R.A.   
Portrait of Joseph Bonomi, A.R.A.
4 August 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Thomas Banks, R.A.   
Portrait of Thomas Banks, R.A.
February 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Richard Cosway, R.A.   
Portrait of Richard Cosway, R.A.
6 April 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Nathaniel Marchant, R.A.   
Portrait of Nathaniel Marchant, R.A.
8 February 1794
George Dance
  

Portrait of Edward Burch, R.A.   
Portrait of Edward Burch, R.A.
16 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Sir William Chambers,...   
Portrait of Sir William Chambers,...
17 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Sawrey Gilpin, R.A.   
Portrait of Sawrey Gilpin, R.A.
27 April 1798
George Dance
  

Portrait of James Barry, R.A.   
Portrait of James Barry, R.A.
2 April 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of John Richards, R.A.   
Portrait of John Richards, R.A.
11 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of James Northcote, R.A.   
Portrait of James Northcote, R.A.
2 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of William Hodges, R.A.   
Portrait of William Hodges, R.A.
10 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of William Hamilton, R.A.   
Portrait of William Hamilton, R.A.
31 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Sir Thomas Lawrence,...   
Portrait of Sir Thomas Lawrence,...
Probably 2 February 1794
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.   
Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.
17 November 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Ozias Humphry, R.A.   
Portrait of Ozias Humphry, R.A.
May 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Benjamin West, P.R.A.   
Portrait of Benjamin West, P.R.A.
3 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of James Wyatt, P.R.A.   
Portrait of James Wyatt, P.R.A.
31 March 1795
George Dance
  

Portrait of Joseph Wilton, R.A.   
Portrait of Joseph Wilton, R.A.
30 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Henry Thomson, R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Thomson, R.A.
6 January 1805
George Dance
  

Portrait of Dominic Serres, R.A.   
Portrait of Dominic Serres, R.A.
11 March 1793
George Dance
  
 

Portrait of Thomas Sandby, R.A.   
Portrait of Thomas Sandby, R.A.
24 March 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of Thomas Stothard, R.A.   
Portrait of Thomas Stothard, R.A.
15 January 1794
George Dance
  

Portrait of Henry Howard R.A.   
Portrait of Henry Howard R.A.
11 August 1800
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Hoppner, R.A.   
Portrait of John Hoppner, R.A.
10 November 1793
George Dance
  
Works after

Portrait of Sir Francis Bourgeois...   
Portrait of Sir Francis Bourgeois...
George Dance
  

Portrait of Thomas Stothard R.A.   
Portrait of Thomas Stothard R.A.
George Dance
  

Portrait of Francis Milner Newton...   
Portrait of Francis Milner Newton...
1 April 1803
George Dance
  
Works associated with

Bust of George Dance, R.A   
Bust of George Dance, R.A
1827
Charles Rossi
  

The Royal Academicians in General...   
The Royal Academicians in General...
1795
Henry Singleton
  

Thornbury, Walter   The Life Of J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Founded On Letters And Papers Furnished By His Friends And Fellow Academicians. By Walter Thornbury. [Epigraph] In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London: 1862. The right of Translation is reserved.   
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A Collection Of Portraits Sketched From The Life Since The Year 1793 By George Dance, Esq. R.A. And Engraved In Imitation Of The Original Drawings By William Daniell, A.R.A. - Vol. I. - (II.)   - London: : 1809. (- 1814.)   
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YE/4    [draft or copy] Sir William Chambers, to George III    12 Mar 1795    Item   
AND/15/262    Admission ticket to a Royal Academy lecture    4 Dec 1815    Item   
AND/12/96    Biographical sketch of George Dance    [c.1826]    Item   
DAN    Biographies associated with George Dance's portraits of Academicians    [c.1800]    Fonds   
AND/11/60    George Dance, Upper Gower St., to James Heath, Russell Place, Fitzroy Square    [c.1800-1810]    Item   
AND/10/164    [copy] Pages 35 and 36 of the 1798 Academy catalogue    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/9/146    Anderdon's notes on the portrait profiles of George Dance    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/8/248    Anderdon's notes on works by George Dance    4 Feb 1864    Item   
AND/6/165    Newspaper cutting, part of a critique of the Academy exhibition    [1787]    Item   
JU/2/22    George Dance, Upper Gower Street, to F. Freeling    26 Sep 1809    Item   
LAW/3/221    Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, West Cowes, Isle of Wight    [21 Oct 1820]    Item   
LAW/3/216    Jos. Farington, Woodvale, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 65 Russell Square    12 Oct 1820    Item   
LAW/3/41    Sam. Lysons, King's Bench Walk, to Thos. Lawrence, rome    5 May 1819    Item   
LAW/3/8    Richard Westmacott, South Audley St., to [Thomas Lawrence]    23 Jan 1819    Item   
RAA/TRU    Records of the Royal Academy Trustees    1867-1958    Sub-fonds   
LAW/2/249    Joseph Farington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, at His Excellency, the Lord Stewart's, Vienna    5 Jan 18[19]    Item   
LAW/2/196    Thos Lawrence, to Joseph Farington    [11 May 1817]    Item   
LAW/1/289    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington    29 Oct 1811    Item   
LAW/1/250    T. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [14 Aug 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/235    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Marlborough Buildings, Bath    31 Jan 1810    Item   
LAW/1/231    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Marlborough Buildings, Bath    [27 Jan 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/208    T. L[awrence], to [Joseph Farington]    [Feb 1809]    Item   
LAW/1/204    T. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [10 Nov 1808]    Item   
LAW/1/169    T. Lawrence, Stratton, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St., Fitzroy Sq.    9 Nov 1807    Item   
LAW/1/140    Thomas Lawrence, Stratton Park, near Winchester, to [Joseph Farington]    21 Oct 1806    Item   
LAW/1/122    [Thomas Lawrence], to [Joseph Farington]    [29 Mar 1805]    Item   
RAA/TRE/2/1    Accounting records of Sir William Chambers    1768-1795    Sub-series   
RAA/TRE/2/1/1    [copy] Annual accounts of Sir William Chambers    1768-1795    Item   
RAA/TRE/1/1    Quarterly expenditure and annual balance sheets    1768-1795    Item