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an English portrait painter, famous for his likeness of Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (currently hanging in the Terracotta Room of number 10 Downing Street) and for those of other naval officers and literary figures of the 18th century.
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Lemuel Francis Abbott1760/611780
 
17981802, Dec 5

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...
Karl Daniel Friedrich Bach1756, May1780
 
17961829, Apr 8
 a German painter; born Potsdam, died in Breslau. As his father was a merchant and an elder (Lande...
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...
Thomas Morris [2]1750 ca1780
 
18001816
 engraver
Rienk Jelgerhuis1729, Apr 131744
 
18061806, Apr 17
 a Dutch painter, engraver and draftsman. Jelgerhuis was born in Leeuwarden. He mainly made his fa...
William Winstanley [2]17751793
 
18061806
 an English painter of landscapes and portraits who worked in the United States from the early 179...
Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard1743, Sep 111764
 
18091809, Jun 4
 a Danish neoclassical and royal history painter, sculptor, architect, and professor of painting, ...
Peter Rushton Maverick1755, Apr 11770
 
18091811, Dec 12
 American silversmith and engraver. After training as a silversmith, he responded to the growing d...
Charles Willson Peale1741, Apr 151770
 
18101827, Feb 22
 an American painter, soldier, scientist, inventor, politician and naturalist. He is best remember...
George Engleheart1750, Oct 261773
 
18131829, Mar 21
 one of the greatest English painters of portrait miniatures, and a contemporary of Richard Cosway...
Benjamin Thompson1753, Mar 261766
 
18141814, Aug 21
 an American-born British physicist and inventor whose challenges to established physical theory w...
Andrea Appiani1754, May 311776
 
18141817, Nov 8
 an Italian neoclassical painter; fresco painter active in Milan and a court painter of Napoleon. ...
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...
Friedrich Bury1763, Mar 121780
 
18151823, May 18
 a German artist born in Hanau. He studied first under his father Jean Jacques Bury, who was a gol...
Robert Fulton1765, Nov 141793
 
18151815, Feb 24
 an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successfu...
Frederick Kemmelmeyer1752/531782
 
18161823 ca
 Frederick Kemmelmeyer advertised that he was an artist for the first time in a Baltimore newspape...
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...
William Bartram1739, Apr 201773
 
18191823, Jul 22
 an American naturalist. He was born in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a boy, he acco...
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...
Ezra Ames1768, May 51795
 
18201836, Feb 23
 a popular portrait painter in Albany, New York during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Mor...
John Scott1774, Mar 121788
 
18211827, Dec 24
 an English engraver, known for his work on topics showing animals. At the age of twelve he was ap...
Andries Cornelis Lens1739, Mar 311759
 
18221822, Mar 30
 Flemish painter and draughtsman
Joseph Steward1753, Jul 61786
 
18221822, Apr 15
 an American minister, portrait painter and museum curator. Steward was a largely self-taught arti...
Francisco Goya1746, Mar 301786
 
18241828, Apr 16
 a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker. He is considered the most important Spanish artist of ...
William Thornton1759, May 201789
 
18281828, Mar 28
 a British-American physician, inventor, painter and architect who designed the United States Capi...
Johann Samuel Arnhold1766, Dec 221780
 
18291828, Jan 1
 a German painter. He was born at Heinitz, a village near Meissen, and studied in the Art School o...
Marianne Ehrenstrom1773, Dec 91790
 
18311867, Jan 4
 a Swedish writer, singer, painter, pianist, culture personality, memorialist, principal and lady-...
William Dunlap1766, Feb 191783
 
18341839, Sep 28
 a pioneer of American theater. He was a producer, playwright, and actor, as well as a historian. ...
Johannes Rienksz Jelgerhuis17701785
 
18361836
 a 19th-century painter and actor from the Northern Netherlands. He was also known for interiors a...
Hendrik Voogd1768, Jul 101788
 
18391839, Sep 4
 a Dutch painter and printmaker, who was active in Italy. Voogd's works from his first Roman years...
Jose Aparicio1773, Dec 161790
 
18391838, May 10
 a Spanish painter of the Neoclassic period. Born in Alicante and died in Madrid. His early traini...
Jacob Maentel1763, Jun 151797
 
18401863, Apr, 28
 Born in Kassel, Germany. Self-taught artist, painted local portraits. Fought under Napolean. Emig...
Benjamin Trottunknown1791
 
18411843
 Benjamin Trott, thought to have been born in Boston, ranks with Edward Greene Malbone and Charles...
Henry Sargent1770, Nov 251793
 
18451845, Feb 21
  American painter and military man, was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts. In 1793 Sargent went t...
Rembrandt Peale1778, Feb 221791
 
18491860, Oct 3
 an American artist and museum keeper. A prolific portrait painter, he was especially acclaimed fo...
George Chinnery1774, Jan 51796
 
18491852, May 30
 Born in London, studied at the Royal Academy Schools. Moved to Ireland in 1796, where he establis...
Vicente Lopez y Portana1772, Sep 191794
 
18501850, Jul 22
 a Spanish painter, considered one of the best portrait painters of his time. Vicente López was a...
Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek17781793
 
18511851
 a Dutch painter and draughtsman. Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek initially trained under Thomas Gaal, ...
Jean-Baptiste Isabey1767, Apr 111786
 
18551855, Apr 18
 a French painter born at Nancy. Employed at Versailles on portraits of the dukes of Angoulême an...
Charles Hamilton Smith1776, Dec 261787
 
18591859, Sep 21
 an English artist, naturalist, antiquary, illustrator, soldier, and spy. His military career bega...
Ernst Gebauer1782, May 231797
 
18651865, Jul 7
 a German painter. Very little information is available about his life. He was born in Lietzen and...
Jean-Frederic Waldeck1766, Mar 16?1790
 
18691875, Apr 30
 a French antiquarian, cartographer, artist and explorer. Waldeck is remembered primarily for the...
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