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Royal Academy of Arts

Index Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. [1]

120 relations: Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture, Agostino Carlini, Angelica Kauffman, Annie Swynnerton, Artists Rifles, BBC, Benjamin West, British Institution, Burlington House, Chantal Joffe, Charles Catton, Charles Saatchi, Charles Saumarez Smith, Charter, Christopher Le Brun, Cork Street, David Remfry, David Wilkie (artist), David Wilkie Wynfield, Decimus Burton, Dominic Serres, Eadweard Muybridge, Edward Penny, Edwin Landseer, Fiona Rae, Florence, Foundling Hospital, Francesco Bartolozzi, Francesco Zuccarelli, Francis Cotes, Francis Hayman, Francis Milner Newton, Frederic Leighton, George Barret Sr., George Dance the Younger, George Hayter, George III of the United Kingdom, George Michael Moser, George Romney (painter), Giovanni Battista Cipriani, Henry Cheere, Hugh Casson, J. M. W. Turner, James Barry (painter), Jeremiah Meyer, Johan Zoffany, John Baker (artist), John Constable, John Evan Hodgson, John Gwynn (architect), ..., John Inigo Richards, John Madejski, John Soane, John the Baptist, Joseph Wilton, Joshua Reynolds, Juliet Stevenson, Laura Herford, Laura Knight, London, Louis XIV of France, Marcus Harvey, Mary Moser, Mary, mother of Jesus, Mason Chamberlin, Michael Landy, Michelangelo, Myra (painting), Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Nathaniel Hone the Elder, National Gallery, Nicholas Grimshaw, Norman Rosenthal, Office of Works, Oliver Goldsmith, Pall Mall, London, Paul Sandby, Penelope Wilton, Peter Toms (painter), Piccadilly, Pin Drop Studio, Printmaking, Richard Wilson (painter), Richard Yeo, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Society of Arts, Royal West of England Academy, Samuel Johnson, Samuel Wale, Season (society), Sensation (art exhibition), Sir George Beaumont, 7th Baronet, Society of Artists of Great Britain, Somerset House, St Martin's Lane Academy, Stephen Fry, Strand, London, Tate, The Art Newspaper, The Arts Club, Thomas Gainsborough, Thomas Lawrence, Thomas Rowlandson, Thomas Sandby, Tim Marlow, Tracey Emin, Trafalgar Square, Visual arts, W postcode area, William Blake, William Chambers (architect), William Etty, William Frederick Lake Price, William Hoare, William Hogarth, William Hunter (anatomist), William Tyler (architect), William Wilkins (architect), Young British Artists, 6 Burlington Gardens. Expand index (70 more) »

Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture

The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture), Paris, was the premier art institution in France in the eighteenth century.

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Agostino Carlini

Augostino Carlini or Agostino Carlini (c. 1718 – 15 August 1790) was an Italian sculptor and painter, who was born in Genoa but settled in England.

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Angelica Kauffman

Maria Anna Angelika Kauffmann (30 October 1741 – 5 November 1807), usually known in English as Angelica Kauffman, was a Swiss Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome.

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Annie Swynnerton

Annie Louisa Robinson Swynnerton (1844–1933) was an English painter of allegorical, figure and portrait paintings.

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Artists Rifles

The Artists Rifles is a regiment of the British Army Reserve.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Benjamin West

Benjamin West (October 10, 1738 – March 11, 1820) was an Anglo-American history painter around and after the time of the American War of Independence and the Seven Years' War.

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British Institution

The British Institution (in full, the British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom; founded 1805, disbanded 1867) was a private 19th-century society in London formed to exhibit the works of living and dead artists; it was also known as the Pall Mall Picture Galleries or the British Gallery.

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Burlington House

Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London.

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Chantal Joffe

Chantal Joffe (born 5 October 1969) is an English artist based in London.

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Charles Catton

Charles Catton RA (1728 in Norwich – 28 August 1798, in London), sometimes referred to as Charles Catton the elder, was a notable English coach painter, landscape, animal and figure painter of the late 18th century, and one of the founder members of the Royal Academy.

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Charles Saatchi

Charles Saatchi (تشارلز ساعتجي; born 9 June 1943) is an Iraqi-British-Jewish businessman and the co-founder with his brother Maurice of advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi.

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Charles Saumarez Smith

Sir Charles Robert Saumarez Smith (born 28 May 1954) is a British cultural historian specialising in the history of art, design and architecture.

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Charter

A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.

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Christopher Le Brun

Christopher Le Brun PRA (born 1951) is a British artist, known primarily as a painter.

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Cork Street

Cork Street is a street in Mayfair in the West End of London, England, with many contemporary art galleries, and was previously associated with the tailoring industry.

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David Remfry

David Remfry (born 1942 in Worthing, England) is a contemporary British born painter, Curator and recently Eranda Professor of Drawing at the Royal Academy Schools 2016-2018.

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David Wilkie (artist)

Sir David Wilkie (18 November 1785 – 1 June 1841) was a Scottish painter, especially known for his genre scenes.

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David Wilkie Wynfield

David Wilkie Wynfield (1837–1887) was a British painter and photographer.

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Decimus Burton

Decimus Burton (30 September 1800 – 14 December 1881) was one of the foremost English architects of the 19th century.

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Dominic Serres

Dominic Serres RA (1722–1793), also known as Dominic Serres the Elder, was a French-born painter strongly associated with the English school of painting, and with paintings with a naval or marine theme.

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Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904, born Edward James Muggeridge) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection.

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Edward Penny

Edward Penny RA (1 August 1714 – 16 November 1791) was an English portrait and historical painter, one of the founder members of the Royal Academy.

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Edwin Landseer

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (7 March 1802 – 1 October 1873) was an English painter and sculptor, well known for his paintings of animals — particularly horses, dogs, and stags.

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Fiona Rae

Fiona Rae (born 10 October 1963)Royal Academy of Arts:, accessdate: 29 August 2014 is a Hong Kong-born British artist.

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Florence

Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.

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Foundling Hospital

The Foundling Hospital in London, England was founded in 1739 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram.

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Francesco Bartolozzi

Francesco Bartolozzi (Florence, 21 September 1727 – 7 March 1815, Lisbon) was an Italian engraver, whose most productive period was spent in London.

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Francesco Zuccarelli

Giacomo Francesco Zuccarelli (commonly known as Francesco Zuccarelli,, 15 August 1702 – 30 December 1788) RA, was an Italian artist of the late Baroque or Rococo period.

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Francis Cotes

Francis Cotes (20 May 1726 – 16 July 1770) was an English painter, one of the pioneers of English pastel painting, and a founding member of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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Francis Hayman

Francis Hayman (1708 – 2 February 1776) was an English painter and illustrator who became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and later its first librarian.

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Francis Milner Newton

Francis Milner Newton (London 1720 – 14 August 1794 Corfe) was an English portrait painter and first secretary of the Royal Academy.

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Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor.

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George Barret Sr.

George Barret Sr. (– 29 May 1784) was an Irish landscape artist who is best known for his Oil paintings, but also sometimes produced watercolours.

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George Dance the Younger

George Dance the younger, RA (1 April 1741 – 14 January 1825) was an English architect and surveyor as well as a portraitist.

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George Hayter

Sir George Hayter (17 December 1792 – 18 January 1871) was a notable English painter, specialising in portraits and large works involving in some cases several hundred individual portraits.

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George III of the United Kingdom

George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.

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George Michael Moser

George Michael Moser RA (17 January 1706 – 24 January 1783) was a renowned artist and enameller of the 18th century, father of celebrated floral painter Mary Moser, and, with his daughter, among the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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George Romney (painter)

George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter.

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Giovanni Battista Cipriani

Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 – 14 December 1785) was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755.

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Henry Cheere

Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Baronet (1703 – 15 January 1781) was a renowned English sculptor and monumental mason of the eighteenth century,George Edward Cokayne, ed., The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date, c.1900); reprint, (Gloucester: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), Vol.

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Hugh Casson

Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson (23 May 1910, Hampstead, London – 15 August 1999, Chelsea, London) was an English architect, interior designer, artist, and writer and broadcaster on 20th-century design.

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J. M. W. Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.

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James Barry (painter)

James Barry (11 October 1741 – 22 February 1806) was an Irish painter, best remembered for his six-part series of paintings entitled The Progress of Human Culture in the Great Room of the Royal Society of Arts in London.

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Jeremiah Meyer

Jeremiah Meyer (born Jeremias Majer; 18 January 1735 – 20 January 1789) was an 18th-century English miniature painter.

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Johan Zoffany

Johan Joseph Zoffany, RA (born Johannes Josephus Zaufallij, 13 March 173311 November 1810) was a German neoclassical painter, active mainly in England.

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John Baker (artist)

John Baker (1726–1771) was an English flowerpainter.

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John Constable

John Constable, (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition.

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John Evan Hodgson

John Evan Hodgson (London 1 March 1831 – 1895) was an English painter.

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John Gwynn (architect)

John Gwynn (1713 – 28 February 1786) was an English architect and civil engineer, who became one of the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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John Inigo Richards

John Inigo Richards (1731– 18 December 1810) was an English landscape painter who became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and was secretary to the Academy from 1788 until his death.

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John Madejski

Sir John Robert Madejski, (born Robert John Hurst; 28 April 1941) is an English businessman, with commercial interests spanning property, broadcast media, hotels, restaurants, publishing and football.

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John Soane

Sir John Soane (né Soan; 10 September 1753 – 20 January 1837) was an English architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical style.

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John the Baptist

John the Baptist (יוחנן המטביל Yokhanan HaMatbil, Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής, Iōánnēs ho baptistḗs or Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων, Iōánnēs ho baptízōn,Lang, Bernhard (2009) International Review of Biblical Studies Brill Academic Pub p. 380 – "33/34 CE Herod Antipas's marriage to Herodias (and beginning of the ministry of Jesus in a sabbatical year); 35 CE – death of John the Baptist" ⲓⲱⲁⲛⲛⲏⲥ ⲡⲓⲡⲣⲟⲇⲣⲟⲙⲟⲥ or ⲓⲱ̅ⲁ ⲡⲓⲣϥϯⲱⲙⲥ, يوحنا المعمدان) was a Jewish itinerant preacherCross, F. L. (ed.) (2005) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed.

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Joseph Wilton

Joseph Wilton (16 July 1722 – 25 November 1803) was an English sculptor.

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Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an English painter, specialising in portraits.

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Juliet Stevenson

Juliet Anne Virginia Stevenson, CBE (born 30 October 1956) is an English actress of stage and screen.

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Laura Herford

Anne Laura Herford (1831–1870) was a British artist in the early 19th century, and in 1860, was the first woman to be admitted to the Royal Academy schools.

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Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight, (Johnson), (4 August 1877 – 7 July 1970) was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.

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Marcus Harvey

Marcus Harvey (born 1963 in Leeds) is an English artist and painter, one of the Young British Artists (YBAs).

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Mary Moser

Mary Moser RA (27 October 1744 – 2 May 1819) was an English painter and one of the most celebrated women artists of 18th-century Britain.

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Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.

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Mason Chamberlin

Mason Chamberlin (1727–1787) was an English portrait painter, who was one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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Michael Landy

Michael Landy RA (born 1963) is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs).

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Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

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Myra (painting)

Myra is a large painting created by Marcus Harvey in 1995.

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Nathaniel Dance-Holland

Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, 1st Baronet (8 May 1735 – 15 October 1811) was a notable English portrait painter and later a politician.

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Nathaniel Hone the Elder

Nathaniel Hone (24 April 1718 – 14 August 1784) was an Irish-born portrait and miniature painter, and one of the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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National Gallery

The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London.

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Nicholas Grimshaw

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, CBE, PPRA (born 9 October 1939) is a prominent English architect, particularly noted for several modernist buildings, including London's Waterloo International railway station and the Eden Project in Cornwall.

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Norman Rosenthal

Sir Norman Rosenthal (born 1944) is a British independent curator and art historian.

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Office of Works

The Office of Works was established in the English Royal household in 1378 to oversee the building of the royal castles and residences.

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Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773).

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Pall Mall, London

Pall Mall is a street in the St James's area of the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Paul Sandby

Paul Sandby (1731 – 9 November 1809) was an English map-maker turned landscape painter in watercolours, who, along with his older brother Thomas, became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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Penelope Wilton

Dame Penelope Alice Wilton (born 3 June 1946) is an English actress.

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Peter Toms (painter)

Peter Toms RA (fl. 1748, died 1 January 1777) was an English painter, specialising in depicting drapery for the works of other artists.

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Piccadilly

Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.

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Pin Drop Studio

Pin Drop Studio is a cultural organisation founded in 2012 by Simon Oldfield and Elizabeth Day.

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Printmaking

Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.

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Richard Wilson (painter)

Richard Wilson (1 August 1714 – 15 May 1782) was an influential Welsh landscape painter, who worked in Britain and Italy.

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Richard Yeo

Richard Yeo RA (ca 1720–1779) was a British medalist and Chief Engraver at the Royal Mint, in which capacity he supplied patterns for the guinea and five guinea coins of George III.

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Summer Exhibition is an open art exhibition held annually by the Royal Academy in Burlington House, Piccadilly in central London, England, during the months of June, July, and August.

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Royal Society of Arts

The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.

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Royal West of England Academy

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is an art gallery located in Clifton, Bristol, near the junction of Queens Road and Whiteladies Road.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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Samuel Wale

Samuel Wale (1721? – 1786) was an English historical painter and book illustrator.

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Season (society)

The social season, or Season, has historically referred to the annual period when it is customary for members of a social elite of society to hold debutante balls, dinner parties and large charity events.

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Sensation (art exhibition)

Sensation was an exhibition of the collection of contemporary art owned by Charles Saatchi, including many works by Young British Artists, (YBAs), which first took place 18 September – 28 December 1997 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and later toured to the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin and the Brooklyn Museum in New York City.

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Sir George Beaumont, 7th Baronet

Sir George Howland Beaumont, 7th Baronet (6 November 1753 – 7 February 1827) was a British art patron and amateur painter.

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Society of Artists of Great Britain

The Society of Artists of Great Britain was founded in London in May 1761 by an association of artists in order to provide a venue for the public exhibition of recent work by living artists, such as was having success in the long-established Paris salons.

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Somerset House

Somerset House is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge.

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St Martin's Lane Academy

The St.

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Stephen Fry

Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.

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Strand, London

Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Tate

Tate is an institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art.

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The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper is an online and paper publication founded in 1990 and based in London and New York City.

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The Arts Club

The Arts Club is a London private members club founded in 1863 by, amongst others, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Leighton in Dover Street, Mayfair.

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Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough FRSA (14 May 1727 (baptised) – 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter, draughtsman, and printmaker.

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Thomas Lawrence

Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA FRS (13 April 1769 – 7 January 1830) was a leading English portrait painter and the fourth president of the Royal Academy. Lawrence was a child prodigy. He was born in Bristol and began drawing in Devizes, where his father was an innkeeper. At the age of ten, having moved to Bath, he was supporting his family with his pastel portraits. At eighteen he went to London and soon established his reputation as a portrait painter in oils, receiving his first royal commission, a portrait of Queen Charlotte, in 1790. He stayed at the top of his profession until his death, aged 60, in 1830. Self-taught, he was a brilliant draughtsman and known for his gift of capturing a likeness, as well as his virtuoso handling of paint. He became an associate of the Royal Academy in 1791, a full member in 1794, and president in 1820. In 1810 he acquired the generous patronage of the Prince Regent, was sent abroad to paint portraits of allied leaders for the Waterloo chamber at Windsor Castle, and is particularly remembered as the Romantic portraitist of the Regency. Lawrence's love affairs were not happy (his tortuous relationships with Sally and Maria Siddons became the subject of several books) and, in spite of his success, he spent most of life deep in debt. He never married. At his death, Lawrence was the most fashionable portrait painter in Europe. His reputation waned during Victorian times, but has since been partially restored.

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Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson (13 July 1756 – 21 April 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist of the Georgian Era, noted for his political satire and social observation.

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Thomas Sandby

Thomas Sandby (1721 – 25 June 1798) was an English draughtsman, watercolour artist, architect and teacher.

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Tim Marlow

Tim Marlow (born 1963) is a British writer, broadcaster and art historian.

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Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin, CBE, RA (born 3 July 1963) is an English contemporary artist known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.

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Visual arts

The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.

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W postcode area

The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of west London, England.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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William Chambers (architect)

Sir William Chambers (23 February 1723 – 10 March 1796) was a Scottish-Swedish architect, based in London.

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William Etty

William Etty (10 March 1787 – 13 November 1849) was an English artist best known for his history paintings containing nude figures.

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William Frederick Lake Price

William Frederick Lake Price (1810–1896) was an English watercolourist and an innovator in mid-nineteenth-century photography.

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William Hoare

William Hoare of Bath (c. 1707 – 12 December 1792) was an English portraitist, painter and printmaker.

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William Hogarth

William Hogarth FRSA (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist.

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William Hunter (anatomist)

William Hunter (23 May 1718 – 30 March 1783) was a Scottish anatomist and physician.

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William Tyler (architect)

William Tyler RA (18 April 1728 – 6 September 1801) was an English sculptor, landscaper, and architect, and one of the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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William Wilkins (architect)

William Wilkins RA (31 August 1778 – 31 August 1839) was an English architect, classical scholar and archaeologist.

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Young British Artists

The Young British Artists, or YBAs—also referred to as Brit artists and Britart—is the name given to a loose group of visual artists who first began to exhibit together in London, in 1988.

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6 Burlington Gardens

6 Burlington Gardens is a Grade II*-listed building in Mayfair, London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Academy_of_Arts

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