Biography

John Opie (16 May 1761 – 9 April 1807) was a Cornish historical and portrait painter. He painted many great men and women of his day, including members of the British Royal Family, and others who were most notable in the artistic and literary professions.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Henry Scott Tuke Diary of Henry Scott Tuke

12 March 1899–31 December 1905

Features

Project

Conserving for display: John Opie’s, Portrait of a Lady in the Character of Cressida: John Opie’s, Portrait of a Lady in the Character of Cressida

Treating John Opie’s Portrait of a Lady in the Character of Cressida in preparation for display in the Romantic ...

Tate Paper

Gothic Romance and the Quixotic Hero:A Pageant for Henry Fuseli in 1783

Henry Fuseli (1741–1825) was one of the most inventive artists of his age, exploring the strange and fantastic in ...

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