John Crome

1768–1821

In Tate Britain

Biography

John Crome (22 December 1768 – 22 April 1821), once known as Old Crome to distinguish him from his artist son John Berney Crome, was an English landscape painter of the Romantic era, one of the principal artists and founding members of the Norwich School of painters. He lived in the English city of Norwich for all his life. Most of his works are of Norfolk landscapes.

Crome's work is in the collections of public art galleries, including the Tate Gallery and the Royal Academy in London, and the Castle Museum in Norwich. He produced etchings and taught art.

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Artworks

Features

  • Art Term

    Norwich school

    Norwich school were an important British early nineteenth regional school of landscape painting

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    Mousehold Heath, Norwich c.1818–20 by John Crome

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