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EExamples of portraits by artists who were born between 1701 and 1800:

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see thumbnail to leftJean-Étienne Liotard (Swiss, 1702-1789), Portrait of Maria Frederike van Reede-Athlone at Seven Years of Age, 1755-1756, pastel on vellum, 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches (57.2 x 47 cm), J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, CA. See Rococo.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightSir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723-1792), General John Burgoyne, c. 1766, oil on canvas, 50 x 39 7/8 inches (127 x 101.3 cm), Frick Collection, NY.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftSir Joshua Reynolds, Doctor Samuel Johnson, c. 1772, oil on canvas, 75.6 x 62.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London. Samuel Johnson wrote the best English dictionary prior to the Oxford English Dictionary.

 

 

 

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Master Hare, 1788-1789, oil on canvas, 0.77 x 0.63 m, Louvre. The subject is Francis George Hare (1786-1842) at two years of age.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightThomas Gainsborough (English, 1727-1788), Gainsborough Dupont, c. 1770-5, oil on canvas, 44.5 x 36.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftThomas Gainsborough, The Artist's Daughter Margaret, c. 1772, oil on canvas, 75.6 x 62.9 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightThomas Gainsborough, Portrait of a Lady in Blue, late 1770s, oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches (76 x 64 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftThomas Gainsborough, The Hon. Frances Duncombe, c. 1777, oil on canvas, 92 1/4 x 61 1/8 inches (234.3 x 155.2 cm), Frick Collection, NY.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightThomas Gainsborough, The Baillie Family, c. 1784, oil on canvas, 250.8 x 227.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftJohn Singleton Copley (American and British, 1738-1815), Hugh Hall, 1758, pastel on paper mounted on canvas, 15 1/2 x 13 inches (39.4 x 33 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightJohn Singleton Copley (American and British, 1738-1815), Daniel Crommelin Verplanck, 1771, oil on canvas, 49 1/2 x 40 inches (127.3 x 101.6 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Born and raised in New York City, Daniel was nine years old when Copley painted this portrait of him. See Colonial American art.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftJohn Singleton Copley, Portrait of a Lady, 1771, oil on canvas, 49 7/8 x 39 1/2 inches (126.7 x 100.3 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art. America's foremost painter of the eighteenth century, Copley depicted this lady with an intensive realism equaled by few of his American contemporaries — various textures rendered with remarkable precision.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightCharles Willson Peale (American, 1741-1827), George Washington, c. 1779-1781, oil on canvas, 95 x 61 3/4 inches (241.3 x 154.9 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftFrancisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746-1828), Condesa de Altamira and Her Daughter, Maria Agustina, 1787-1788, oil on canvas, 76 7/8 x 45 1/4 inches (195 x 115 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightFrancisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Don Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1784-1792), possibly 1790s, oil on canvas, 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.)

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftToshusai Sharaku (Japanese), The Two Actors Sanogawa Ichimatsu III and Ichikawa Tomiemon, 1774, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin. See Japanese art and theater.

 

 

Jacques Louis David, The Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon and the Coronation of Empress Josephine (December 2, 1804), 1806-1807, oil on canvas, 6.21 x 9.79 m, Louvre. This is an example of a group portrait.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftGilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828), George Washington, 1795, oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches (76.8 x 64.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. See Colonial American art.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightGilbert Stuart, Portrait of James Ward, 1799, oil on canvas, 29 1/2 x 25 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

see thumbnail to leftGilbert Stuart, Mrs. Perez Morton, c. 1802, oil on canvas, Worcester Art Museum, MA.

 

 

see thumbnail to rightMarie Louise Elizabeth Vigée-Le Brun (1755-1842), Portrait of Countess Maria Theresia Bucquoi, née Parr (1746-1818), 1793, oil on canvas, 53 1/2 x 39 inches, Minneapolis Institute of Arts. See feminism and feminist art.

 

 

Marie Louise Elizabeth Vigée-Le Brun, Portrait of Princess Belozersky, 1798, oil on canvas, 24 3/4 x 30 1/4 inches, National Museum of Women in Art, Washington, DC.

 

 

John Trumbull (American, 1756-1843), John Adams (1735-1826), second president of the US (1797-1801), 1793, oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.

 

 

Sir Thomas Lawrence (English, 1769-1830), Philadelphia Hannah, 1st Viscountess Cremorne, 1789, oil on canvas, 240.3 x 148.0 cm, Tate Gallery, London.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightSir Thomas Lawrence, Elizabeth Farren (c. 1759-1829), Later Countess of Derby, 1790, oil on canvas, 94 x 57 1/2 inches (238.8 x 146.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.)

 

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftMihr Ali (Iranian), Portrait of Fath Ali Shah Seated, 1229 A.H. / A.D. 1813-1814, oil on canvas, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. See portrait.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightRembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860), George Washington (1732-1799), first president of the USA (1789-1797), probably 1853, oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. This is one of many versions of Rembrandt Peale's so-called "porthole portrait" of Washington. Based on a life portrait done by Peale in 1795 at the age of seventeen, it has a monumental solemnity that held great appeal for nineteenth-century Americans.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftJean-August-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780-1867), Portrait of Count N. D. Guriev, 1821, oil on canvas, 42 x 34 inches (107 x 86 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. See Neoclassicism.

 

 

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Louis-François Bertin (1766-1841), 1832, oil on canvas, 1.16 x 0.95 m, Louvre.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Princesse de Broglie (1851-1853), oil on canvas, 47 3/4 x 35 3/4 inches (121.3 x 90.8 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. See drapery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftThomas Sully (American, 1783-1872), Portrait of George Washington, c. 1820, oil on canvas, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

 

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightCharles Bird King (American, 1785-1862), after Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), third president of the US (1801-1809), 1836, oil on panel, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. See grisaille.

 

 

 

 

see thumbnail to leftRalph E. W. Earl (American, 1788?-1838), Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) seventh president of the US (1829-1837), not dated, oil on canvas, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

see thumbnail to rightSamuel F. B. Morse (American, 1791-1872), Susan Walker Morse (The Muse), c. 1836-1837, oil on canvas, 73 3/4 x 57 5/8 inches (187.3 x 147.4 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

 

George Catlin (American, 1796-1872)

 

 

see thumbnail to leftEliza Goodridge (American, 1798-1882), Stephen Salisbury III, 1838, oil on canvas, Worcester Art Museum, MA.

 

 

 

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