Joseph Highmore

1692-1780 England Portraitist-Rococo

 

Brief Biography-J. Highmore was a portraitist from London, and was a pupil of Godfrey Kneller. He did a series of genre style paintings for S. Richardson the writer, which are not dissimilar to the style of William Hogarth. He spent some time in France where he was influenced by the Rococo style of painting. He resided in Canterbury during his later years, where he became dedicated to writing only.

 

charles
penruddocke

david
le marchand

david le marchand

family
conversation piece

family conversation piece

figures in
a tavern

figures in a tavern

gentlemen's
club

gentlemen's club

group portrait
study

group portrait study

henry
stebbing

henry stebbing

james
wolf

james wolf

john montagu fourth
earl of sandwich

john montagu fourth earl of sandwich

mrs sharpe and
her child

mrs sharpe and her child

portrait of
a lady

portrait of a lady

samuel
richardson

samuel richardson

sketch of a
young girl

sketch of a young girl

angel of
mercy

angel of mercy

artist's wife susanna
and Children

artist's wife susanna and Children

the harlowe
family

the harlowe family

the head of
a young boy

the head of a young boy

thomas
ripley

thomas ripley

unnamed
gentleman

unnamed gentleman

unnamed gentleman
in black

unnamed gentleman in black

unnamed
lady

Unnamed Lady

caroline
of ansbach

caroline of ansbach

mr oldham
and friends

mr oldham and friends

pamela in the
summer house

pamela in the summer house

pamela
fainting

pamela fainting

pamela teaching
her children

pamela teaching her children

self
portrait

self portrait

thomas
fermor

thomas fermor