Sir George Hayter

1792-1871 England/Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Sir George Hayter was born in London in 1792. He was firstly a portraitist but also painted historical works. Hayter studied at the Royal Academy under Henry Fuseli. The Academy of Saint Luke in Rome admitted him after three years of study under Antonio Canova. In 1818, he painted in London and returned to the continent in 1826, working in Florence, Rome and Paris. After 1831, in London, he was appointed Portrait Painter to the Queen and received a Knighthood in 1842. Besides portraits, his works consisted of large groups and ceremonial scenes. There are also many religious paintings in his later works. The Royal Academy never elected him.

 

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Alfred Count
D'Orsay

Alfred Count D'Orsay

Countess de la
Bourdonnaye

Charlotte Countess de la Bourdonnaye

Countess
Vorontsova

Countess Yelizaveta Vorontsova

Queen
Louise

Queen Louise of Belgium

Self-
Portrait

Self-Portrait

Sofia
Kiselyova

Sofia Kiselyova

Queen
Victoria

Queen Victoria

Duke of
Wellington

The Duke of Wellington

The Music
Lesson

The Music Lesson

Venus Supported
by Iris

Venus Supported by Iris Complaining to Mars

Portrait
of a Boy

Portrait of a Boy

The
Tribute Money

The Tribute Money

Trial of Queen
Caroline

Trial of Queen Caroline

The House
of Commons

The House of Commons

The Marriage of
Queen Victoria

The Marriage of Queen Victoria