Ronald Paulson, 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
“... paintings were, in important ways, anti-academic, or ‘English’: Hogarth himself, Zoffany, Wright of Derby, Stubbs, Gainsborough, Rowlandson and Blake. The second group all shared something of Hogarth’s anti-authoritarian scepticism. Turner acknowledged his allegiance to it when he donated Hogarth’s palette to the Royal Academy, while Constable ...”