in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Art Education; History of Art; 18th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 10715 words.
(b Plympton, Devon, July 16, 1723; d London, Feb 23, 1792).
English painter, collector and writer. The foremost portrait painter in England in the 18th century, he transformed...