Briton Riviere

1840–1920

In Tate Britain

Biography

Briton Rivière (14 August 1840 in London – 20 April 1920 in London) was a British artist of Huguenot descent. He exhibited a variety of paintings at the Royal Academy, but devoted much of his life to animal paintings.

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Artworks

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Tate Etc

Up close and personal: Tate Britain New Displays II

Tate Britain’s recent rehang, which follows a broadly chronological sequence, includes focused individual displays that highlight new research as ...

Tate Papers

The Arctic Fantasies of Edwin Landseer and Briton Riviere: Polar Bears, Wilderness and Notions of the Sublime

Nineteenth-century images of the Arctic suggest that the sublime lost its religious and moral dimensions. While Frederic Church’s painting ...

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Tate Papers no.13: Spring 2010

Tate Papers no.13, Spring 2010 edition, featuring papers on The Sublime Object

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