"the portrait of a grandfather by Romney"

George Romney (1734-1802) was an English portrait painter who set up  business  in London in 1762. He became well-known for his portraits of the local aristocracy and of well known figures of the period. He painted numerous potraits of Lady Hamilton (the mistress of Lord Nelson) for whom he developed something of an obsession.

Emma, Lady Hamilton, by George Romney
Public DomainEmma, Lady Hamilton, by George Romney - Credit: George Romney
Self portrait by George Romney
Public DomainSelf portrait by George Romney - Credit: George Romney
George Spencer, 4th. Duke of Marlborough by George Romney
Public DomainGeorge Spencer, 4th. Duke of Marlborough by George Romney - Credit: George Romney