George Romney (1734-1802) was a key figure in British art in the late eighteenth century. A contemporary of Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough, he was a fashionable, prolific and at times dazzling portrait painter.
The artist J.M.W. Turner is widely recognised as England’s greatest painter. Tate has the world’s finest and most extensive collection of his work.
Edgar Degas was one of the greatest French painters of the late nineteenth century whose work explores his preoccupation with themes of tension, isolation and vulnerability.
Satirical, critical, talented – William Hogarth was one of the most original British artists of the 18th century.
Georges Seurat was the founder of Post-Impressionism and developed the technique of “pintillism” using dots of colour to create whole-colour surfaces.
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New exhibition of Gursky’s work at London’s Hayward Gallery