Artists, their materials and suppliers

This website feature arises out of the interest shown in the directory, British artists' suppliers, 1650-1950.

Contributions are welcome on artists, their materials and suppliers, with a focus on historical rather than purely technical studies. Contact Jacob Simon, National Portrait Gallery, London WC2H 0HE or e-mail to jsimon@npg.org.uk.

Directory
British artists’ suppliers, 1650-1950


By artist
Thomas Lawrence’s studios and studio practice
John Singer Sargent’s suppliers of artists’ materials
 
By period
Tudor Artists or Artisans? Native practices, methods, materials and the context of craft production

By materials
Standard British canvas sizes
The artist's porte-crayon
 
 



Alexander Browne, by Arnold de Jode, after  Jacob Huysmans, published 1669 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Alexander Browne
by Arnold de Jode, after Jacob Huysmans
published 1669
NPG D1121