William Burgess 1749-1812. Coloured chalk portrait of the artists daughter Cecilia. Circa.1790. William Burgess was a Covent Garden based drawing master from an artistic family he specialised in small portraits and landscapes. He exhibited widely between 1774-1811. Works by Burgess are rare. 10.5 by 14.5 cms. Image. 22 by 26.5 cms. Overall in frame.