Angelica Kauffmann

Standard Name: Kauffmann, Angelica


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Education Elizabeth Heyrick
EH was educated mostly at home. Her talent for landscape painting was such that her father had half a mind to send her to London for teaching and to make an Angelica Kauffmann of her...
Intertextuality and Influence Sappho
Sappho has inspired many original English poems, including John Lyly 's Sapho and Phao [sic], 1584; Alexander Pope 's Sapho to Phaon, 1712, and Eloisa to Abelard, 1717; and Mary Robinson 's...
Leisure and Society Mary Robinson
As a beautiful actress MR was frequently painted by artists, who included Richard Cosway , Thomas Gainsborough , Angelica Kauffmann , Thomas Lawrence , Joshua Reynolds , and George Romney . As the prince's mistress...
Leisure and Society Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach
In 1778 Elizabeth Craven had her portrait painted by George Romney , apparently for Horace Walpole , who two years later wrote that he had hung it in his favourite blue room. Romney painted...
Leisure and Society Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan
MB had her portrait painted by Angelica Kauffmann .
Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Editor Gibbs, Vicary, St Catherine Press.
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Literary Setting Anne Thackeray Ritchie
Miss Angel traces Kauffmann 's career as that of a serious artist and working woman who becomes a society figure and a founding member of the Royal Academy in London, but slants its representation...
Publishing Anne Thackeray Ritchie
ATR serialised in the Cornhill Magazine her only historical novel, Miss Angel, on the life of artist Angelica Kauffmann .
Houghton, Walter E., and Jean Harris Slingerland, editors. The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals 1824-1900. University of Toronto Press.


December 1768: George III signed the papers for establishing...

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December 1768

George III signed the papers for establishing the Royal Academy of Arts . Angelica Kauffman or Kauffmann was among the twenty-eight founding members who first met in January 1769 to hear an address by Sir Joshua Reynolds

1777: Richard Samuel engraved his Nine Living Muses...

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Richard Samuel engraved his Nine Living Muses of Great Britain (or Portraits in the Character of the Muses in the Temple of Apollo) for Johnson's Ladies New and Polite Pocket Memorandum for 1778...

1879: Painter Elizabeth (Thompson), Lady Butler,...

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Painter Elizabeth (Thompson), Lady Butler , sister of poet Alice Meynell , fought unsuccessfully to become the first woman elected as a Royal Academy member.


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