J. M. W. Turner - Turner Art Exhibit
The Dallas Museum of Art in Texas is currently hosting a retrospective of the career of J. M. W. Turner, considered by many one of the greatest landscape pai...
J. M. W. Turner - Simon Schama s JMW Turner 1 of 4
Released in 2006 in the U.K., this clip is part of a video of a Simon Schama BBC TV series entitled Power of Art which recounts the life and art of possibl...
Thomas Arne
A brilliant aria from a rather obscure English opera, The soldier tir'd was recorded only by a handfull of artists, including the dazzling Beverly Sills an...
Francis Wheatley (painter)
Francis Wheatley RA (London 1747 – 28 June 1801) was an English portrait and landscape painter.
Wheatley was born at Wild Court, Covent Garden, London, the son of a master tailor. He studied at Wi...
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William Cussans
William Cussans, or Curzons, a native of Barbadoes, who lived upon an income allowed him by his family, was a most eccentric fellow, perfectly good-tempered, and particularly well known in Covent-gard...
Samuel Cooper
Samuel Cooper (1609 – May 5, 1672), sometimes spelt as Samuel Cowper, was an English miniature painter, and younger brother of Alexander Cooper.
He is believed to have been born in London, a...
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Polly Young
Polly Young (also known as Mary Young, Maria Young, Polly Barthélemon and Maria Barthélemon) (7 July 1749 – 20 September 1799) was an English soprano, composer and keyboard player. She was part of a w...
Thomas Chambers Hine
Thomas Chambers Hine 1814 – 1899 was an architect based in Nottingham.He was born in Covent Garden into a prosperous middle-class family, the eldest son of a hosiery manufacturer. He was articled to t...
Balthazar Nebot
Balthazar or Balthasar Nebot, was a painter active in England between 1729 and 1765.
Nebot is first recorded in London in 1729-30. He is generally assumed to have been be of Spanish birth or desce...
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William Burgess (painter)
William Burgess (c.1749 – 1812) was an English artist.
The son of Thomas Burgess of the Maiden Lane Academy, he was a painter and art teacher. He showed at the Royal Academy between 1774 and 1811...
Edward Litt Laman Blanchard
Edward Litt Laman Blanchard, often referred to as E. L. Blanchard (11 December 1820 – 4 September 1889), was an English writer who is best known for his contributions to the Drury Lane pantomime. He b...
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Thomas Arne
Thomas Augustine Arne (/ɑrn/; 12 March 1710, London – 5 March 1778, London) was an English composer, best known for the patriotic song Rule, Britannia!. He also wrote a version of God Save the K...
Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway
Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway is an oil painting by the 19th century British painter J. M. W. Turner. The painting was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1844, though it may h...
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Fanny Murray
Fanny Murray (born Bath, 1729, died London, 2 April 1778), née Fanny Rudman and later Fanny Ross, was an 18th-century English courtesan, mistress to John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich and dedicatee of...
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Pays des Impressionnistes
The Pays des Impressionnistes is a certification mark created by the Syndicat intercommunal à vocations multiples des Coteaux de Seine in 2001 to promote the cultural heritage of this touristic area. ...
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Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino
Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino is a landscape by British artist J. M. W. Turner completed in 1839. It is Turner's final painting of Rome and had been in the possession of the family of the 5th Earl of Ro...
Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino - Wikipedia
123 Mortlake High Street
123 Mortlake High Street, also known as The Limes and previously referred to as Forecourt Piers and Mortlake Terrace, is a Grade II* listed 18th-century property in Mortlake in the London Borough of R...
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Sandycombe Lodge
Sandycombe Lodge is a Grade II* listed house at 40 Sandycoombe Road, Twickenham, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. In the picturesque-cottage style, it was designed and built in 1813 by t...
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The Beacon Light
Beacon Light is a painting by J. M. W. Turner. It was given to the National Museum of Wales by the Davies sisters (Gwendoline and Margaret). For some time it was regarded as a fake, but is now accepte...
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