Sudbury, Suffolk; Sudbury, Suffolk; engraver Hubert Gravelot; associated with William Hogarth and his school.
landscape paintings; landscape paintings; returning to Sudbury (1748); portrait paintings.
1759 – Bath; 1759 – Bath; sending works to: the Society of Arts exhibition in London; the Royal Academy's annual exhibitions; becoming a founding member of the Royal Academy (1769).
1774 – London; 1774 – London; painting the portraits of King George III and his queen;
1784 - Joshua Reynolds -royal painter; 1784 - Joshua Reynolds -royal painter; later years - simple, ordinary landscapes. one of the originators of the eighteenth-century British landscape school; the dominant British portraitist of the second half of the 18th century.
speed; speed; working more from observations of nature; loving landscapes
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