William Henry Brooke (1772–1860) was a British artist and illustrator.
He was the son of the painter Henry Brooke and a nephew of Henry Brooke, the author of A Fool of Quality. He was a pupil of Samuel Drummond, and worked as a portrait painter.
He exhibited portraits and figure subjects at the Royal Academy occasionally between 1810 and 1826, but is best known by his illustrations to books. He died at Chichester in 1860.
As an illustrator, Brooke was influenced by Thomas Stothard, a friend.He contributed to Thomas Moore's Irish Melodies, Izaak Walton's Compleat Angler in the edition by John Major, Thomas Keightley's Mythology, and other works.
Thomas Phillips RA was a leading English portrait and subject painter. He painted many of the great men of the day including scientists, artists, writers, poets and explorers.
Events from the year 1785 in art.
Thomas BeckwithFSA was an English painter, genealogist and antiquary.
Michael Burghers was a Dutch illustrator and artist of the 17th century, who spent most of his career in England. He was commissioned to create maps, estate plans, and illustrations of stately houses, by the English aristocracy.
John Alefounder was a painter of portraits and miniatures, working in London and later in India.
James Barenger (1780–1831) was an English animal painter and illustrator.
Thomas Baxter Jnr. was an English porcelain painter, and a watercolour painter and illustrator.
Thomas Brigstocke was a Welsh portrait painter. He studied art in London, and then spent eight years in Italy before returning to England. In the 1840s he visited Egypt, where he painted portraits of Mohammed Ali Pasha and his family.
William Bromley (1769–1842) was a British engraver. Bromley, who was born at Carisbrooke on the Isle of Wight, was apprenticed to an engraver named J G Wooding in London, and soon attracted favorable notice.
Valentine Walter Bromley was a British artist. He was born into a well-known family of artists: his grandfather, William Bromley the Younger (1769-1842), was a tint-engraver and an Associate of the Royal Academy; his great-grandfather, William Bromley the Elder, also an engraver.
Henry Brooke, who was born at Dublin in 1738, painted historical subjects in London from 1761 till 1767, when he returned to Dublin where he died in 1806. He was the father of painter William Henry Brooke.
William Burgess was an English artist.
Adrien Carpentiers, also known as Carpentière or Charpentière was a portrait painter, possibly from the Low Countries, active in England from about 1739.
Thomas Heathfield Carrick was an English portrait miniature painter who portrayed many leading political and literary figures of his age. He developed the method of painting portraits on marble rather than the usual ivory.
George Carter (1737–1794) was an English artist who described himself as a "historical portrait painter". He visited Italy in the company of John Singleton Copley, who had a significant influence on his work, and spent some time in India.
John Collet or Collett was an English satirical artist.
Thomas Crane (1808–1859) was an English artist and portrait painter.
Henry Edward Dawe (1790–1848) was an English engraver and subject painter, the brother of the artist George Dawe
William Derby (1786–1847) was an English portraitist, miniature painter and copyist.
Gainsborough Dupont was a British artist, the nephew and pupil of Thomas Gainsborough, R.A.