4 November 1993
Show More Painting for Money: The Visual Arts and the Public Sphere in 18th-Century England by David Solkin.
Yale, 312 pp., £40, July 1993, 0 300 05741 5Show More
“... Starting with Hogarth, the first major native-born painter, they can be roughly divided into those who followed academic precepts, often slavishly but sometimes imaginatively (Reynolds, Wilson, Barry and West), and those whose paintings were, in important ways, anti-academic, or ‘English’: Hogarth himself, Zoffany, Wright of Derby, Stubbs, Gainsborough, Rowlandson and Blake. The second group ...”