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Painting Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) - A Shepherd and His Flock - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... interested in painting landscapes, Gainsborough began to undertake commissions for portraits in order to support his family, which had now grown to include two daughters. His patrons ...

Painting William Orpen - Nude Study (1906) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... paintings, The Play Scene from Hamlet and The Mirror. Orpen soon became known for his portraits of public figures and during his career produced over 600 of these pictures. In 1916 Orpen's ...

Etching Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) - Rembrandt - Self Portrait - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... characterized by luxuriant brushwork, rich colour, and a mastery of chiaroscuro. Numerous portraits and self-portraits exhibit a profound penetration of character. His drawings constitute a ...

A Biography - Francis Bacon - Research Article - Submitted by: Dave Roberts - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... painting variations on the Crucifixion and later focused on half human-half grotesque portraits, best exemplified by the 1949 "Heads in a Room" series. Following the 1971 suicide of his ...

A Biography - Rembrandt van Rijn - Research Article - Submitted by: Dave Roberts - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... Syndics of the Amsterdam Drapers' Guild, known as the 'Sampling Officials' | Many Self Portraits. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is the most famous Dutch artist to have lived and is regarded ...

Painting John William Waterhouse - The Lady of Shalott (c.1894) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... of the international symbolist movement. In the 1890s Waterhouse began to exhibit portraits. In 1900 he was the primary instigator of the Artists' War Fund, creating Destiny, and contributing ...

Painting William Holman Hunt - The Shadow Of Death (1870-73) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... problems. First, like many Victorian painters who had to live by their art, Hunt painted portraits for money (Cannon Jenkins, Richard Owen). In addition, he painted "fancy pictures," usually ...

Painting Harold Gilman - Mrs Mounter (1916-17) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... mid Edwardian years: these subjects he made his own.aaAn impressive series of portraits from 1913 revealed Gilman's degree of physiological insight and sympathy, particularly with ...

Painting Henry Robert Morland - The Fair Nun Unmasked - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... work exhibiting mainly oil and some works in crayon. He specialised in painting portraits and genre subjects. Article By: Dave Roberts. First Published: 2007. Search the following ...

Painting Milly Childers - Self Portrait (1889) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... restorer for Lord Halifax at his house at Temple Newsam, Leeds. Article By: Dave Roberts. First Published: 2007. Search the following topics: Milly Childers | Self Portrait | Portraits ...

Painting George Sauter (1866 - 1937) - The Leeds Picture (1908) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... curators of the British Museum. Working mostly in oil on canvas he produced mainly portraits and landscapes. At the end of the 19th century he was appointed Honorary Secretary to the ...

Painting John Atkinson Grimshaw - Nightfall Down The Thames (1880) - Leeds Art Gallery Online
... Whistler. Grimshaw's output was much more varied than just this however. He painted portraits, interiors, fairy pictures and most accomplished fancy pictures of attractive gorgeously dressed ...

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