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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
British artists’ suppliers, 1650-1950
Thomas Lawrence’s studios and studio practice John Singer Sargent’s suppliers of artists’ materials
Tudor Artists or Artisans? Native practices, methods, materials and the context of craft production
Standard British canvas sizes The artist's porte-crayon
By suppliers’ marks
Part 1, 1785-1831 Part 2, A to D Part 3, Thomas Brown Part 4, Robert and Charles Davy Part 5, E to N Part 6, O to Y Part 7, Reeves & Sons Part 8, Charles Roberson & Co Part 9, George Rowney & Co