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The Agricultural Revolution


32 People in group

James Anderson

James Anderson

1738-1809
Botanist, agriculturalist and physician in India
Sitter in 7 portraits
Robert Bakewell

Robert Bakewell

1725-1795
Stock-breeder
Sitter in 1 portrait
Daines Barrington

Daines Barrington

1727-1800
Lawyer, antiquary and naturalist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

1765-1802
Whig politician and agriculturist
Sitter associated with 38 portraits
Thomas Bewick

Thomas Bewick

1753-1828
Wood-engraver
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
William Blake

William Blake

1757-1827
Visionary poet and painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
John Britton

John Britton

1771-1857
Antiquary and topographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
John Clare

John Clare

1793-1864
Poet
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Robert Clutterbuck

Robert Clutterbuck

1772-1831
Topographer
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Cobbett

William Cobbett

1763-1835
Journalist, agriculturalist and politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter associated with 57 portraits
Charles Colling

Charles Colling

1751-1836
Stockbreeder
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Constable

John Constable

1776-1837
Landscape painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
John Sell Cotman

John Sell Cotman

1782-1842
Landscape painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
George Crabbe

George Crabbe

1754-1832
Poet
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Christian Curwen

John Christian Curwen

1756-1828
Agriculturalist and politician
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough

1727-1788
Portrait and landscape painter
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 263 portraits
Edmund Gillingwater

Edmund Gillingwater

1735?-1813
Topographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Gilpin

William Gilpin

1724-1804
Writer and exponent of the picturesque
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Richard Grosvenor, 1st Earl Grosvenor

Richard Grosvenor, 1st Earl Grosvenor

1731-1802
Horse-breeder and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Julius Caesar Ibbetson

Julius Caesar Ibbetson

1759-1817
Landscape painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits

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