George Engleheart, 1750-1829, Miniature Painter to George III

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: the miniature portraits done by the older artist which he employed his nephew to execute. The second list, taken from another book kept by John Engleheart, which commences at 1801, appears to refer solely to these copies and backgrounds, and is perhaps for that reason kept apart from the former one, which included John's own work. In this second list there appear several entries of copies made by John from finished portraits by his uncle, whether for the persons who had commissioned the originals or for his own practice is not clear; but his ability in original work at that time can be proved by the fact that it was in 1801 that he first exhibited at the Royal Academy, and that in the following year he appears to have had a studio at his father's house, as he gave his address in the Academy list as 13, Shepherd Street, Hanover Square. Six years afterwards he had a studio of his own, and his address was given as 88, Newman Street, Oxford Street--a street in which Cosway and Meyer had both lived, and which was a very favourite place of residence at that time for artists. There he resided till 1821, when he removed to 70, Berners Street. In 1825 he moved into 65, Upper Berkeley Street, Portman Square, and in 1828 his address is given as 7, Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, on the last miniature which he exhibited at the Academy. Altogether he sent in to the Royal Academy a very long list of pictures, some 157 works in all, exhibiting in some years as manyas eight at a time. He also exhibited twice at the British Institution when he was residing at Newman Street, sending in 1809 what is simply called A Study in Miniature, and in the following year " a miniature " measuring 12 inches by 9, entitled Cheerfulness. He married in...

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