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.