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Artists, Architecture and Museums in England

Anna Atkins, The Artists

Anna Atkins

Electric blue: the first photographic book

1799-1871
Aubrey Beardsley, The Artists

Aubrey Beardsley

"If I am not grotesque I am nothing"

1872-1898
Augustus Osborne Lamplough, The Artists

Augustus Osborne Lamplough

The poetry of sand and sun

1877-1930
Barbara Hepworth, The Artists

Barbara Hepworth

The ovoid and its penetration

1903-1975
Charles Darwin, The Artists

Charles Darwin

The art of seeing

1809-1882
Clare Atwood, The Artists

Clare Atwood

1866-1962
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Artists

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Querulous poet founds art movement

1828-1882
David Hockney, The Artists

David Hockney

1937-
Eadweard Muybridge, The Artists

Eadweard Muybridge

A brilliant murderer studies motion

1830-1904
Edward Burne-Jones, The Artists

Edward Burne-Jones

A return to stained-glass grace

1833-1898
Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale, The Artists

Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

1872-1945
Emma Sandys, The Artists

Emma Sandys

1843-1877
Evelyn De Morgan, The Artists

Evelyn De Morgan

"Art is eternal, but life is short…"

1855-1919
George Ripley, The Artists

George Ripley

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

1415-1490
George Stubbs, The Artists

George Stubbs

1724-1806
Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein), The Artists

Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein)

Great painter and social icon

1895-1978
John Constable, The Artists

John Constable

Nature wins, every time

1776-1837
John Dee, The Artists

John Dee

The man who summoned angels

1527-1608
John Everett Millais, The Artists

John Everett Millais

Prodigy, Pre-Raphaelite, sellout?

1829-1896
Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Artists

Joseph Mallord William Turner

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

1775-1851
Joseph Wright of Derby, The Artists

Joseph Wright of Derby

The birth of science out of fire

1734-1797
Julia Margaret Cameron, The Artists

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Laura Knight, The Artists

Laura Knight

1877-1970
Leonora Carrington, The Artists

Leonora Carrington

"I'm not anyone's muse"

1917-2011
Madge Gill, The Artists

Madge Gill

An orphan talks to angels

1882-1961
Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, The Artists

Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh

1864-1933
Marie Spartali Stillman, The Artists

Marie Spartali Stillman

1844-1927
Mary Beale, The Artists

Mary Beale

Mary brings home the bacon

1633-1699
Russell Drysdale, The Artists

Russell Drysdale

The Feelbad Lands

1912-1981
Simeon Solomon, The Artists

Simeon Solomon

Flamboyant, unrepentant, and fabulous

1840-1905
Stanley William Hayter, The Artists

Stanley William Hayter

1901-1988
Susan Penelope Rosse, The Artists

Susan Penelope Rosse

Tiny paintings of presumably normal-sized people

1652-1700
Thomas Woolner, The Artists

Thomas Woolner

Sculptor turned poet, Pre-Raphaelite turned Neoclassicist

1825-1892
William Blake, The Artists

William Blake

Art is life, science is death

1757-1827
William Henry Fox Talbot, The Artists

William Henry Fox Talbot

Britain's photographic pioneer

1800-1877
William Hogarth, The Artists

William Hogarth

A printmaker analyzes taste — and beauty comes out on top

1697-1764
William Holman Hunt, The Artists

William Holman Hunt

Stubborn commitment = beauty

1827-1910
William Morris, The Artists

William Morris

Can you run a socialist company in a capitalist economy?

1834-1896

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