British Institution


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Publishing Anna Mary Howitt
AMH submitted her large painting Gretchen at the Fountain to the British Institution , which, to the disgust of Dante Gabriel Rossetti , rejected it.
Gretchen is a diminutive of Margaret in German: this is...


11 June 1805
The British Institution was founded, with a meeting of subscribers to appoint a select committee to serve until directors could be chosen.
10 May to 14 August 1813
The British Institution held a retrospective exhibition of 141 paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds at its Pall Mall Picture Galleries: a major event of the social season, both cultural and patriotic.
Barchas, Janine. What Jane Saw.