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William Hoare (1707 - 1792), Painter, printmaker and Prince Hoare I (1711 - 1769), Sculptor and Prince Hoare II (1755 - 1834), Painter, writer

Evelyn Newby

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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English family of artists. The precise relationship between earlier generations of this family and the Hoare family of bankers (see Hoare (i)) is difficult to establish. In 1765, however, (1) William Hoare, who had established a fashionable portrait practice in Bath, was commissioned by his friend Henry Hoare the younger to decorate one of the temples at Stourhead, Wilts, although this work was not executed. William’s eldest daughter, Mary Hoare (c.

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