Summer Art Doco #2

British Painting 1700-1850

12 January 2020 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

British Painting1700-1850 (DVD 50min G). This film shows how British painting developed through the eighteenth-century, responding to changes in society. It explores the work of Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough and the paintings of other artists involved in the formation of the Royal Academy of Arts. In association with the Style & Substance exhibition.

above: THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH and JOHN HOPPNER Charlotte, Countess Talbot c.1784 (detail). Oil on canvas. Collection Dunedin Public Art Gallery

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