11 People in sitter grouping:
Preceded only by Girtin's Sketching club, the Clique was one of the first artists' clubs in Britain, active from 1838-1842. Established by a group of friends who were studying at The Royal Academy and felt restricted by the traditional style of tuition, the meetings were usually hosted by Richard Dadd, at his lodgings on Queen Street, London. The group would meet weekly to draw and discuss art, finishing their sessions with refreshments and a review of the evening's work. Their work was heavily influenced by literature and narrative, a theme that can be seen in some of their later individual and collaborative works. This informal art group structure would become a model for future cliques such as the St. John's Wood group.
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Genre and history painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sitter in 25 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Poet and painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Sitter in 3 portraits
History and genre painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Engineer and patent attorney
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Genre and Portrait painter
Artist associated with 2 portraits
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Portrait and subject painter
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Sitter in 16 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits
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