ROMNEY, George
(b. 1734, Dalton-in-Furness, d. 1802, Kendal)

Portrait of George, Lord Brooke, with a Dog

Oil on canvas, 128 x 102 cm
Private collection

The sitter of this portrait was George, Lord Brooke (1772-1786), son of George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick. He died in 1786, aged just fourteen. His father was a great collector and antiquarian, George Romney's first and most important noble patron.