England

Portrait of Anna Atkins

Anna Atkins

Electric blue: the first photographic book

1799-1871
Portrait of Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

"If I am not grotesque I am nothing"

1872-1898

Augustus Osborne Lamplough

The poetry of sand and sun

1877-1930
Portrait of Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth

The ovoid and its penetration

1903-1975
Portrait of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

The art of seeing

1809-1882
Portrait of Clare Atwood

Clare Atwood

1866-1962
Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Querulous poet founds art movement

1828-1882
Portrait of David Hockney

David Hockney

1937-
Portrait of Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge

A brilliant murderer studies motion

1830-1904
Portrait of Edward Burne-Jones

Edward Burne-Jones

A return to stained-glass grace

1833-1898
Portrait of Evelyn De Morgan

Evelyn De Morgan

"Art is eternal, but life is short…"

1855-1919
Portrait of George Ripley

George Ripley

Nothing is what it seems in the search for the Philosopher's Stone

1415-1490
Portrait of George Stubbs

George Stubbs

1724-1806
Portrait of Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Great painter and social icon

1895-1978
Portrait of John Constable

John Constable

Nature wins, every time

1776-1837
Portrait of John Dee

John Dee

The man who summoned angels

1527-1608
Portrait of John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais

Prodigy, Pre-Raphaelite, sellout?

1829-1896
Portrait of Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Every age has its Star Boy — might as well be J.M.W. Turner

1775-1851
Portrait of Joseph Wright of Derby

Joseph Wright of Derby

The birth of science out of fire

1734-1797
Portrait of Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Portrait of Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

"I'm not anyone's muse"

1917-2011
Portrait of Madge Gill

Madge Gill

An orphan talks to angels

1882-1961
Portrait of Mary Beale

Mary Beale

Mary brings home the bacon

1633-1699
Portrait of Simeon Solomon

Simeon Solomon

Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous

1840-1905
Portrait of Susan Penelope Rosse

Susan Penelope Rosse

Tiny paintings of presumably normal-sized people

1652-1700
Portrait of Thomas Woolner

Thomas Woolner

Sculptor turned poet, Pre-Raphaelite turned Neoclassicist

1825-1892
Portrait of William Blake

William Blake

Art is life, science is death

1757-1827
Portrait of William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot

Britain's photographic pioneer

1800-1877
Portrait of William Hogarth

William Hogarth

A printmaker analyzes taste — and beauty comes out on top

1697-1764
Portrait of William Holman Hunt

William Holman Hunt

Stubborn commitment = beauty

1827-1910
Portrait of William Morris

William Morris

Can you run a socialist company in a capitalist economy?

1834-1896

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