Portrait of the Artist at his Easel

One of the most versatile artists of the eighteenth century, Hayman’s range, in addition to portraiture, included historical and mythological subjects, theatrical scenery and book illustration. Probably born in Exeter, he moved to London early in his career.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
99/1953
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Portrait of the Artist at his Easel
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
RA Winter Exhibition 1957-57 andRA Bicentenary Exhibition 1968-69; 579 K1 and Bowlet’s label G12805; Museum of Western Art Tokyo 1975 case no 18/British Council BC backboard fitted Sep 1975/ Musee National D’Art Occidental Tokyo Japan English Portraits 1975-10-25-12-24 cat no 16
Period Classification
George II (1727-1760)
Production Town
London
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
c 1750
Production Person Initials
Francis
Production Person Surname
Hayman
Production Year Low

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Portrait of the Artist at his Easel