The world of art in London

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Somerset House
E.F.Burney, The Antique Academy at Somerset House c.1785
((c) The Royal Academy of Arts, London)

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Hogarth
Hogarth’s self-portrait, 1757
(courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, London)

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Painters’ houses are mostly to be found near Leicester Fields and in neighbouring Soho ; some lived in suburban villages.

Painters grouped themselves into academies.

 

 

The world of art in London - mapAdelphiCanalettoFoundling HospitalGainsboroughGirtinGirtinGirtinGirtinGreat Queen St.HogarthHogarthMaltonMarlowMarlowReynoldsRoyal AcademySandbyScottSomerset HouseSt Martin's LaneThomhillWilson
The world of art in London - map
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