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Francis Wheatley RA (1747 in London – 28 June 1801) was an English portrait and landscape painter. Wheatley was born at Wild Court, Covent Garden, London, the son of a master tailor.

Francis Wheatley RA (1747 in London – 28 June 1801) was an English portrait and landscape painter. He studied at William Shipley's drawing school and the Royal Academy, and won several prizes from the Society of Arts. He assisted in the decoration of Vauxhall, and aided John Hamilton Mortimer in painting a ceiling for Lord Melbourne at Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire.

Francis Wheatley book. Francis Wheatley (Studies in British art). 0710068603 (ISBN13: 9780710068606).

Digital image courtesy of Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art with support from the staff of Leighton House Museum, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Issue 14 – November 2019. James Richards, on the side of the disease and not the cure, 2019. Digital image courtesy of Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art with support from the staff of Leighton House Museum, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Francis Wheatley was an English portrait and landscape painter. He studied at Shipley's drawing-school and the Royal Academy, and won several prizes from the Society of Arts. He assisted in the decoration of Vauxhall, and aided Mortimer in painting a ceiling for Lord Melbourne at Brocket Hall (Hertfordshire).

Francis Wheatley (1747–1801) inhabited myriad artistic and social worlds: Georgian London and rural Ireland, the high life of his wealthy clients and the marginal world of the theater, the Royal Academy and the print shop. His artistic output was equally broad, encompassing printmaking, portraiture, genre painting, and history painting. The first section of the exhibition explored The Oliver and Ward Families and The Browne Family, looking at how Wheatley responded to his clients’ needs by portraying middle-class merchants and bankers in the trappings of country gentlemen

Studies in British art. Classifications.

Studies in British art.

ISBN13:9780710068606. Release Date:January 1970. Publisher:Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art; Routledge and K. Paul.

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Items related to Francis Wheatley. Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801) Webster, Mary. Title: Francis Wheatley. Publisher: Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, Routledge and Kegan Paul Limited,, London. Publication Date: 1970. With over 40,000 different titles, including books, exhibition catalogues and ephemera on American art alone, we are the leading specialists in that field. Our collection of pre-1900 imprints on American art is one of the largest of its kind in private hands.

Mary Webster, Francis Wheatley, Studies in British Art, London 1970, . 87 n. 155; after painting of circa 1795: ibid. . 52 n. 13, reproduced.

What is it worth? Our art experts provide certificates of authenticity (COA). Francis Wheatley was an 18th century British painter. He studied at the Royal Academy School in London and was elected to the Royal Academy in 1791. He traveled extensively throughout Northern Europe and France. Wheatley’s conversation pieces, or small group portraits, were evocative of Grueze, Zoffany, and Benjamin Wilson. Still wondering about an 18th century British painting in your family collection? Contact u. e are the Francis Wheatley experts.

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