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Francis Wheatley (1747-1801), Painter

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Artist associated with 8 portraits
Francis Wheatley trained at William Shipley's Academy in London. In 1762, 1763 and 1765 he won prizes for drawing from the Society of Artists, and in 1769 he enrolled in the newly established Royal Academy Schools. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Artists in 1770 and became a director in 1774.

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Henry Grattan

by Francis Wheatley
oil on panel, 1780
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Anthony Webster as Comus in Milton's 'Comus'

by Henry Kingsbury, published by Francis Wheatley
mezzotint, circa 1781
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Henry Grattan

by and published by Valentine Green, after Francis Wheatley
mezzotint, published 10 September 1782 (1780)
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Henry Grattan

by and published by Valentine Green, after Francis Wheatley
mezzotint, published 10 September 1782 (1780)
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Henry Grattan

by and published by Valentine Green, after Francis Wheatley
mezzotint, published 10 September 1782 (1780)
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'The riot in Broad Street on the seventh of June 1780'

by James Heath, published by John Boydell, and published by Josiah Boydell, after Francis Wheatley
line engraving, published 29 September 1790
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