Sir Thomas Lawrence


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Noun1.Sir Thomas Lawrence - English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)Sir Thomas Lawrence - English portrait painter remembered for the series of portraits of the leaders of the alliance against Napoleon (1769-1830)
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The late Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., was undoubtedly the most artful and uncompromising flatterer that ever smoothed out all the natural characteristic blemishes from a sitter's face; but even that accomplished parasite would have found Mr.
He seemed to have been sitting for his portrait to Sir Thomas Lawrence all the days of his life.
Starting at 22, he was the youngest Royal portrait artist since 21-year-old Sir Thomas Lawrence in the 1700s.
A PAINTING originally valued at PS8,000 has been found to be a lost masterpiece by renowned painter Sir Thomas Lawrence worth half a million pounds.
(BBC1, 9pm-10pm) The team examines an 18th-century portrait attributed to female artist Maria Cosway, but which Philip Mould believes may actually be an undiscovered work by the great Regency artist Sir Thomas Lawrence. He noticed it during a visit to the owners' home and now the time has come to put his hunch to the test.
(Significantly, perhaps, the later portrait of the mature, successful, knighted Soane by Sir Thomas Lawrence gives no clues as to his profession.)
(6) George Somes Layard, Sir Thomas Lawrence's Letter Bag (London: George Allen, 1906).
As it was his main interests lay elsewhere and his sitters were never of sufficient social standing that would have enabled him to rival a Sir Thomas Lawrence.
"He was taught by Sir Thomas Lawrence and went on to be an artist much against his father's wishes.
"Sir Thomas Lawrence painted the portrait with great speed and his style is really quite exciting.
Christopher Lloyd will talk about infant prodigy portrait painter Sir Thomas Lawrence who became third president of the Royal Academy.
Standing in front of this painting, you have as vivid an experience of Garrick and the Georgian playhouse as you do of John Philip Kemble or Sarah Siddons life size in the three-metre-high portraits by Sir Thomas Lawrence and Sir Joshua Reynolds.