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William Hogarth (1697 -1764) Self-Portrait Bust of Hogarth, Leicester Square, London William Hogarth was one of the greatest English artists and a man of remarkably individual character and thought. He was the first artist to reject foreign influence and raised British pictorial art to a high level of importance. In his pictures he reflected social life and in many of them the beauty of his painting was accompanied by satire.
William Hogarth Unlike his contemporaries William Hogarth portrayed not only representatives of the upper classes but also common people. Among his favourite works are six pictures united under the title "Marriage a la Mode" and “The Election Entertainment” which show the life very satirically. Marriage-a-la-Mode An Election Entertainment Marriage-a-la-Mode
An Election Entertainment
The Graham Children The Shrimp Girl In 1742 Hogarth painted “The Graham Children” where he brilliantly used his delicate colours to show the charm of childhood.
The Shrimp Girl
The Graham Children
Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 -1792) Self-Portrait Sir Joshua Reynolds was the most outstanding portraitist of the period. He created a whole gallery of portraits of the most famous of his contemporaries. Mrs Abington Charles Hamilton Lady Sunderlin Miss Nelly O'Brien Duke Marlborough
Sir Joshua Reynolds He usually painted his characters in heroic style and showed them as the best people of the nation. He was the first president of the Royal Academy and the principal painter of the King. Mrs Siddons Prince William Jacob Maris Sir Joshua Reynolds Statue in court of Royal Academy of Arts, London George III
Thomas Gainsborough (1727 -1788) Self-Portrait Conversation Park River Landscape Mr. and Mrs. Andrews T. Gainsborough one of the greatest masters of the English school, was a portraitist and a landscape painter. He successfully connected man and nature. His portraits are painted in clear tones. Blue and green are predominant colours.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews
Thomas Gainsborough is acknowledged as an excellent women painter. “The Portrait of Duchess de Beaufort”, “Mrs. Siddons”, “Two Daughters” are among his best paintings. Two Daughters The Portrait of Duchess de Beaufort Mrs. Siddons
William Joseph Turner (1774 - 1851) William Joseph Turner was the greatest English romantic, landscape and marine painter whose most favourite topic was sea ("The Shipwreck"). He painted waves and storms, clouds and mists with a great skill. Turner was a great colourist. The Shipwreck A Self-Portrait Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
Snow Storm—Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth
William Joseph Turner During his life Turner created some hundreds of paintings and some thousands of water-colors and drawings. After his death his own entire collection of paintings and drawings was willed to the nation. Rain, Steam and Speed London
Rain, Steam and Speed
John Constable (1776 -1837) John Constable was an English landscape painter who created many well-known works. He was fond of the place where he was born and spent his childhood on the river Stour. Constable saw very beautiful woods, greens in nature and depicted them in his own realistic way. Great Music from the Age of English Landscape A self portrait Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds
Great Music from the Age of English Landscape
Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop’s Grounds
John Constable It was the cloudy, rainy days that Constable painted. He is said to be the first landscape painter in England. The Hay Wain Wivenhoe Park Seascape Study with Rain Cloud
Seascape Study with Rain Cloud
George Romney (1734 -1802) George Romney was the most fashionable portrait painter of his day, painting many leading society figures - including his artistic muse, Emma Hamilton, mistress of Lord Nelson In his paintings line rather than colour dominates. Lady Hamilton as Circe Portrait of Miss Willoughby Self-Portrait Lady Hamilton as a Bacchante