Biography

Maria Anna Angelika Kauffmann (30 October 1741 – 5 November 1807), usually known in English as Angelica Kauffman, was a Swiss Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Remembered primarily as a history painter, Kauffmann was a skilled portraitist, landscape and decoration painter. She was one of the two female founding members of the Royal Academy in London in 1768.

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Artworks

Manner of Angelica Kauffman Hector Taking Leave of Andromache

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Artist as subject

Features

Tate Etc

Lives of the Artists: Angelica Kauffman

Martin Myrone

Reflecting on the life of the Swiss neo-classical painter who became one of the first members of the Royal Academy ...

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Angelica Kauffmann's Portrait of a Lady

Susan Hiller

Tate Etc. at Tate Britain / Artists' Perspectives

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