St John's Wood Clique
11 People in artist grouping:
Primarily concerned with professional visibility and career advancement, made possible by the social mobility of Victorian society, the St John's Wood Clique or Group as they were sometimes known, active from 1869-1890, provided artists with a space to receive constructive criticism of their work from their peers and make important professional connections. Predominantly producing work in the 'Historic genre' style, the Clique where inspired by the works of Shakespeare and events from British history. Institutions such as the Dudley Gallery, The Royal Watercolour Society and, most prestigiously The Royal Academy would support this group of artists, living in the St John's Wood area of North London. The Clique, which had been largely forgotten by the beginning of the 20th century, was also renowned for its social gatherings, involving elaborate historical costumes and merry-making.
Historical and genre painter
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Illustrator, cartoonist and novelist
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Sitter in 5 portraits
Painter and writer; son of Charles Robert Leslie
Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist and writer
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sitter in 12 portraits
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Painter and photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 34 portraits
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