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1736, Aug 151750-17731785, Oct 4
a Scottish painter of historical and mythological subjects. He was the elder brother of John Runciman, also a painter. After a brief time in London, where in 1772 he exhibited in the Royal Academy, he settled in Edinburgh, and was appointed master of the Trustees' Academy. He was patronised by Sir James Clerk, whose hall at Penicuik House he decorated with a series of subjects from Ossian. He enjoyed a strong reputation as a landscape painter is his lifetime. Some of his works, due to their spontaneity, vigour of style and colour, and unorthodox composition, place him as an early exponent of modern art.
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Alexander Runciman1736, Aug 151750
 
17731785, Oct 4

Jacopo Amigoni16821717
 
17521752
 an Italian painter of the late-Baroque or Rococo period, who began his career in Venice, but trav...
Bernardus Accama16971730
 
17561756
 an 18th-century Dutch historical and portrait painter. Born in Friesland. He worked for and execu...
Johann Baptist Zimmermann1680, Jan 31701
 
17571758, Mar 2
 a German painter and a prime stucco plasterer during the Baroque, he was born in Gaispoint, Wesso...
Giovanni Paolo Panini1691, Jun 171710
 
17591765, Oct 21
 a painter and architect, who worked in Rome and is mainly known as one of the vedutisti ("view pa...
Theodor Verhaegen1701, Jun 31720
 
17591759, Jul 25
 Very little is known about his life. He was born and died in Mechelen, though apparently worked i...
Judith Lewisunknown1750
 
1759unknown
 painted 'Family Hunting Party', 1756
Balthasar Augustin Albrecht16871719
 
17651765
  a German painter. Albrecht, who was born at Berg, near Aufkirchen in Bavaria, in 1687, was a pup...
Jacques André Joseph Camellot Aved1702, Jan 121721
 
17661766, Mar 4
 a French painter of the 18th century and one of the main French Rococo portraitists. , was a Fren...
Giuseppe Grisoni1699, Oct 241715
 
17691769
 an Italian painter and sculptor, noted for his landscapes and historical tableaux. Born in Mons, ...
Francis Hayman17081730
 
17691776
 an English painter and illustrator who became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in...
Cosmo Alexander17241747
 
17721772
 a Scottish portrait painter. A supporter of James Edward Stuart's claim to the English and Scotti...
James Ferguson [3]1710, Apr 251720
 
17731776, Nov 17
  a Scottish astronomer, instrument and globe maker. It is, as the inventor and improver of astron...
John Wollastonunknown1742
 
1775unknown
 an English painter of portraits who was active in the British colonies in North America for much ...
John Collett1725 ca1761
 
17751780, Aug 6
 an English satirical artist. He first exhibited at the exhibition of the Free Society of Artists ...
Dirk van der Aa17311770
 
17791809, Feb 23
 a Dutch rococo painter who is best known for his allegorical work. Born and died in The Hague. Wi...
John Durandunknown1765
 
1782unknown
  a colonial American portraitist. With John Mare, Abraham Delanoy, and Lawrence Kilburn, he was o...
Aert Schouman1710, Mar 41735
 
17851792, May 7
 an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands. Schouman was a leading artist in Zeeland b...
Andres de la Calleja1705, Dec 61740
 
17851785, Jan 2
 a Spanish painter, born at Rioja. He was so successful in his early efforts that he was soon appo...
Benjamin Calau17241743
 
17851785
 a German portrait painter, who used an encaustic technique. He painted some portraits for Johann ...
Patience Wright17251770
 
17851786, Mar 23
 the first recognized American-born sculptor. She chiefly created wax figures of people. She loved...
Richard Samuelunknown1770
 
1786unknown
 an English portrait painter who won several prestigious medals in the 1770s in London. He is know...
Thomas Sandby17211740
 
17891798, Jun 25
 an English draughtsman, watercolour artist, architect and teacher. In 1743 he was appointed priva...
Agostino Carlini1718 ca1760
 
17901790, Aug 15
 an Italian sculptor and painter, who settled in England and became one of the founding members o...
Richard Cosway1742, Nov 51754
 
17911821, Jul 4
 a leading English portrait painter of the Regency era, noted for his miniatures. He was a contemp...
Hendrik-Jozef Antonissen17371755
 
17921794
 a Flemish painter of landscapes and cattle. Antonissen was born at Antwerp. He entered the studio...
Januarius Zick1730, Feb 61750
 
17971797, Nov 14
 a painter and architect. He is considered to be one of the main masters of the Late-Baroque. Janu...
John Mare Jr.17391765
 
17991802/03
 an American painter, businessman, and public figure. Not much is known of Mare's training, althou...
Francisco Agustin y Grande17531770
 
17991800
 a Spanish painter of the Neoclassic style. In 1799, he became a member for the Royal Academy of S...
Matthew Pratt1734, Sep 231764
 
18001805, Jan 9
 an American "Colonial Era" artist famous for his portraits of American men and women. He was appr...
Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard1743, Sep 111764
 
18091809, Jun 4
 a Danish neoclassical and royal history painter, sculptor, architect, and professor of painting, ...
John Singleton Copley17381752
 
18151815, Sep 9
 an American painter, active in both colonial America and England. He was probably born in Boston,...
Daniel Caffe1750, Jul 211770
 
18151815, Jan 16
 a German pastel painter of portraits. Caffé was born in Küstrin, and began his career as a pain...
Marcello Bacciarelli1731, Feb 161750
 
18181818, Jan 5
 a Polish-Italian painter of the late-baroque and Neoclassic periods. He painted a set of portrait...
Jurriaan Andriessen1742, Jul 121760
 
18191819, Jul 31
 an able artist in decorative painting; the decorations of the new theatre at Amsterdam were execu...
Benjamin West1738, Oct 11746
 
18201820 , Mar 11
 Born in Springfield, PA. He was self-taught, having little formal education and he could barely r...
Henry Fuseli1741, Feb 71761
 
18201825, Apr 17
 a Swiss painter, draughtsman and writer on art who spent much of his life in Britain. Many of his...
Andries Cornelis Lens1739, Mar 311759
 
18221822, Mar 30
 Flemish painter and draughtsman
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