Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a champion fencer, violinist and conductor in Paris; son of George Bologne de Saint-Georges and Nanon, his African slave. First classical composer of African ancestry; also known as the “Black Mozart”.
- Printmaker: Ward, William, 1766-1826, printmaker.
- Title: Monsieur de St. George [graphic] : from an original picture at Mr. H. Angelo’s Academy / painted by M. Brown ; engraved by W. Ward.
- Publication: London : Publish’d April 4th, 1788, by Bradshaw, No. 4 Coventry Street, [4 April 1788]
Portraits Sa139 no. 1+
Acquired November 2015