THE 'GRAND MANNER' 

The 1700s

Joshua Reynolds
(English:  1723 - 1792)
 

Joshua Reynolds Captain Robert Orme (1756) oil on canvas
London, National Gallery

Joshua Reynolds General Sir Banastre Tarleton (1782) oil on canvas
London, National Gallery

Joshua Reynolds Lady Delmé and her Children (1786) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C.,, National Gallery of Art

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John Singleton Copley
(American:  1738 - 1815)
 

John Singleton Copley  Paul Revere (1768) oil on canvas
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

John Singleton Copley The Death of Major Peirson, January 6, 1781 (1783) oil on canvas
London, Tate Gallery

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Benjamin West
(American:  1738 - 1820)
 

Benjamin West  Death of General Wolfe (1770) oil on canvas
Ottowa, National Gallery of Canada

Benjamin West  The Treaty of Penn with the Indians (1771-1772) oil on canvas
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

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Gilbert Stuart
(American:  1755 - 1828)
 

Gilbert Stuart The Skater (Portrait of William Grant) (1772) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

Gilbert Stuart George Washington (Lansdowne Portrait) (1796) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution

Gilbert Stuart John Jay (1794) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

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Marie Louise Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun
(French: 1755 - 1842)
 

Marie Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun The Artist and Her Daughter (c. 1785) oil on canvas
Paris, Musée du Louvre

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun Marie Antoinette and her children (1787) oil on canvas
Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon

Marie Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun Grand Duchesses Alexandra and Elena Pavlovna
(c. 1795-1797) oil on canvas
The grand-daughters of the Russian Empress Catherine the Great

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Miles H. Hodges - 2014