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Thomas Beach (1738-1806), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Thomas Beach studied with Sir Joshua Reynolds from 1760 to 1762, when he was also enrolled at the St Martin's Lane Academy. By 1770 he had settled in Bath, where he soon acquired a profitable reputation among fashionable visitors and residents. In 1772 Beach joined the Incorporated Society of Artists, contributing to its annual exhibitions until 1783. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1785 to 1797.

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William Woodfall

by Thomas Beach
oil on canvas, 1782
NPG 169

3143

Thomas Beach

by Thomas Beach
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1802
NPG 3143

D32250

John Bryer

by Valentine Green, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, 1760s or 1770s
NPG D32250

D38334

Thomas Maxfield

by Richard Houston, published by Carington Bowles, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 24 June 1772 (1772)
NPG D38334

D36033

Thomas Dunkerley

by John Jones, published by Ann Bryer, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 1788
NPG D36033

D13241

Roger Kemble

by William Ridley, published by Bellamy and Robarts, after Thomas Beach
stipple engraving, published 1791
NPG D13241

D2981

Henry Harington

by Charles Turner, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 1799
NPG D2981

D3228

Henry Harington

by Charles Turner, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 1799
NPG D3228

D8648

Thomas Maxfield

by Richard Houston, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 1772 (1772)
NPG D8648

D17848

Richard Pulteney

by Piercy Roberts, after Thomas Beach
stipple engraving, published 1805 (1788)
NPG D17848

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