18th-century American painters

Some of best 18th-century American painters:

Gustavus Hesselius

Gustavus Hesselius (1682 – May 25, 1755) was a Swedish-American painter. He was European trained and became a leading performer in the mid-Atlantic colonies during the first half of the eighteenth century. He was in the middle of the dated portrait painter and organ builder in the United States. He was named to the Prince...

Sussel-Washington Artist

The Sussel-Washington Artist was an American fraktur performer active during the 1770s and 1780s. Several dozen drawings, mainly baptismal greetings, have been identified as bodily by this artist, whose proclaim comes from a depiction of George and Martha Washington in the collection of Arthur Sussel. The performer is considered accompanied by the most important along...

Benjamin West

Benjamin West, PRA (October 10, 1738 – March 11, 1820) was a British-American artiste who painted famous historical scenes such as The Death of Nelson, The Death of General Wolfe, the Treaty of Paris, and Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky. Entirely self-taught, West soon gained valuable patronage and toured Europe, eventually settling in...

William Jennys

William Jennys (1774–1859), also known as J. William Jennys, was an American primitive portrait painter who was lithe from more or less 1790 to 1810. He traveled throughout New England seeking commissions in rural areas and little towns. His at the forefront works are characterized by broadly modeled faces subsequent to a minimum of costume...

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