Index
Abbot, Charles 109
Abington, Mrs Frances 111, 122–3, fig. 91
Académie Royale de Peinture et Sculpture 11, 229
Accademia di San Luca 182
Ackermann, Rudolph 228
Microcosm of London 49–50
Adam, Robert 206–7
Adelaide Gallery 260n27
Adhémar, Count d’ 98–9
admission fees 6, 8, 21, 39–40, 42, 245
Adrian, Johann Valentin 245–7
Alberti, G. B. 3, 93, 205
Alexander, William 60
amateur artists 160, 189, 200
Andras, Catherine 97
Princess Charlotte 174, fig. 144
Angerstein, John Julius 160
Angus, William: Representation of the Exhibition, of Paintings, at Somerset House, (after Daniel Dodd) 120, fig. 34
Annals of the Fine Arts 124
Antoine, Jacques-Denis: Hôtel des Monnaies 11, fig. 6
Apollo Belvedere 10
Arnold’s Magazine 147
Arrowsmith, John 134
Associated Artists in Water-Colours 193
Athenaeum, Literary and Critical Journal 138, 140, 147, 154
Baccelli, Giovanna 113–16, 124, fig. 88
Bacon, John 19, 173
Baily, Edward Hodges 182–3, 185–6
Affection 186, 241, fig. 159
Hercules throwing Lychas into the Sea 185
Baker, Robert 71
Banks, Thomas 30, 90
Baretti, Joseph 10, 15, 16, 18
Barker, Henry Ashton 129
Barker, Robert 129–31, 135
Barret, George, Senior 197, 231, 233–4
Barry, James 78, 89, 248
Temptation of Adam 42
Bartolozzi, Francesco 219, 222
The Death of Chatham (after John Singleton Copley) 219, 222, fig. 195
Samson Breaking his Bands (after John Francis Rigaud) 225, fig. 204
Beach, Thomas: Sarah Siddons as Lady Macbeth and John Philip Kemble as Macbeth 112, 123, fig. 83
Beaumont, Sir George 32, 128, 141, 160, 162, 192
Bedford, John Russell, 6th Duke of 186
The Bee; or, the Exhibition Exhibited in a New Light 74, 226n28
Beechey, Sir William 27, 95, 106, 108, 111, 230
Sarah Siddons with the Emblems of Tragedy 122, fig. 92
Belle Assemblée, La 88, 162, 238
Bellini, Giovanni 252
Belvedere Torso 10, 62–3, 97
Bernard, Sir Thomas 89, 90
Betty, Master 109
Bigg, William Redmore 71, 158–9, 162
The Truants Discovered 159, 162, fig. 129
Bird, Edward
Good News 167
The Reading of the Will Concluded 167, fig. 137
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 155, 175
Blake, William 226
Blondel, J. F. 10
Bolla, Peter de 3
Bonomi, Joseph (Giuseppe) 234
Design for Laverstoke Park, Hampshire, for Henry Portal 206, fig. 180
Design of a Library for a Nobleman in Town 203
Fronts and Section of a Nobleman’s Country Seat 203, fig. 173
South-east View of the House now building at Roseneath, Dumbartonshire 206, fig. 179
Boulton, Matthew 105, fig. 76
Bourgeois, Sir Peter Francis 30, 36, 234
Boydell, John 27, 83
Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery 91, 222, 228
Bragge, Robert 41–2, 44
Brandoin, Charles 39
The Exhibition of the Royal Academy for Painting in the Year 1771 17, 40–41, 44, 61, fig. 31
Brébion, Maximilien 15
Breda, Carl Frederik von 30
Matthew Boulton 105, fig. 76
Bretherton, James: Eight Heads of Artists and Amateurs 41
Brewer, John 57, 71, 111
British Institution 40, 99, 145, 160, 171, 228
British Museum 186
British School 5, 8, 16, 75, 90, 120, 161, 228–9, 233, 240–41, 244; see also English School
British School, commercial gallery 219
Bromley, William
Countess Eleven (after Sir Thomas Lawrence) 225, fig. 203
The Duke of Wellington on Horseback (after Sir Thomas Lawrence) 96, 222, fig. 199
Brouwer, Adriaen 158
Brown, Mather 99
Joseph Holman and Anne Brunton as Romeo and Juliet 112, 123
Browne, John 222
Apollo (Attended by the Muses) Granting Long Life to the Cumean Sibyl (after Salvator Rosa) 222, fig. 198
Brunei, Isambard Kingdom 109
Buckingham House 16
Burford, John 129
Burford, Robert 129, 131
Burgess, William: Gipsey Boy and Girl 73
Burke, Edmund 9, 19, 80, 88
Burnet, John 219
Burney, Edward Francis
The Eidophusikon 132, fig. 100
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, East Wall 17, 24, 25, fig. 18
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, North Wall 17, 24, 25, fig. 17; detail 232, fig. 207
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1784: The Great Room, West Wall 17, 24, 25, 83, fig. 19
Burns, Robert 183
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron 160, fig. 70
Caldwell, James: Sarah Siddons as Isabella (after William Hamilton) fig. 89
Callcott, Augustus Wall 37
Mouth of the Tyne 127–8
View of Trent in the Tyrol 250, fig. 219
Campbell, Colen 205
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) 147–8, 152, fig. 120
The Thames from the Terrace of Somerset House, Westminster Bridge in the Background 152
Candid Review of the Exhibition (Being the Twelfth) of the Royal Academy 71–3, fig. 47
Canova, Antonio 182–4, 240–42, fig. 69
Danzatrice 186, 240–41
Magdalene 182
Terpsichore 183, 240
Three Graces 181
Carlini, Agostino 19, 173
Carpenter, Mrs 100
carpentry, carpenters 17, 18, 23, 37, 162, 175
Carracci, Annibale 1
Catton, Charles 15, 24
Ceracchi, Joseph 19
Chambers, Sir William 1, 9–12, 14–22, 25, 30, 56, 77–8, 97, 118, 194, 204, 212, 230, fig. 206
Elevation of a Mausoleum 205, fig. 177
Plan . . . of a Mausoleum 205, fig. 178
Champion 127, 142
Chantrey, Sir Francis 175, 180, 182–6, fig. 166
John Home Tooke 180, fig. 151
monument to Ellen Jane and Marianne Robinson (The Sleeping Children) 183–4, 240, fig. 155
monument to Dr James Anderson 185, fig. 158
Charlotte, Queen 95, 97, 130
commissioning of Zoffany’s Tribuna 1, 4
Chawner, Thomas: Vestibule, at the Bank of England; the Great Hall, Bently Priory; and the Withdrawing Room at Wimpole 208, fig. 182
Christie’s auction room 97
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista 15, 19
Clarence, William, Duke of, later William IV 20, 102, 116, 175, fig. 72
Claude Lorraine 69, 139, 143, 190
Clayton, Timothy 217
Clint, George 100, 124
Cockerell, C. R. 216
Colchester, Charles Abbot, 1st Baron 109
Collyer, Joseph 222
Portraits of HRH the Princess of Wales and Princess Charlotte (after John Russell) 222, fig. 201
Constable, John 129, 142–3, 146, 148–52, 155, 195, 219
The Beach at Brighton, the Chain Pier in the Distance 134–5, 154, fig. 103
Dedham Vale: Morning 136, fig. 106
Hay Wain 134, 244
The Opening of Waterloo Bridge 135, 148–52, 154, fig. 122
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 149, 154, fig. 123
Cooke, W. B. 219
Cooper, Richard 30
Cope, Charles West
J.M.W Turner Painting in Somerset House 145, fig. 116
Copley, John Singleton 26, 75
The Death [or Collapse] of the Earl of Chatham in the House of Lords 97, 219, figs 66, 195
The Death of Major Peirson 219, 224–5, fig. 193
Sitwell Family 103
Cornelius, Peter 244
Correggio (Antonio Allegri) 1
Cosway, Maria: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire as Cynthia 219, fig. 194
Cosway, Richard 67
Cotman, John Sell 194
Cousins, Samuel 228
Coutts, Harriet, Lady 175
Cowper, George, 3rd Earl 4
Crabbe Robinson, Henry 99
Craig, William Marshall 192–3
Cristall, Joshua 129
Crotch, William 95
Cruikshank, George and Robert 50
A Shilling Well Laid Out: Tom and Jerry at the Exhibition of Pictures at the Royal Academy’ 52, fig. 40
Cumberland, George (‘Candid’) 1, 5, 95
Cunningham, Allan 160, 164, 246–7
Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé 105, 132
Alpine Scene: Morning 138, fig. 108
Alpine Scene: Night 138, fig. 109
Diorama: Effect of Snow Seen though a Ruined Gothic Colonnade 132, fig. 99
daguerreotypes 105, 132
Daily Universal Register 60, 88
Dalrymple, Grace 115, fig. 87
Dalton’s print warehouse 40
Danby, Francis 141
An Attempt to Illustrate the Opening of the Sixth Seal 138, fig. 112
Dance, George 16, 30, 212
Daniell, William 129
Davis, J. P. 100
Lady Wellesley 102
Davis, John Scarlett: The Library at Tottenham, the Seat of B. G. Windus, Esq. Showing His Collection of Turner Watercolours 197, fig. 170
Dawe, George 100
Dayes, Edward 89, 129
Somerset House fig. 5
Queen Square, London 199, fig. 172
Defauconpret, A. J. B. 244
Delacroix, Eugène 240, 244
The Murder of the Bishop of Liège (The Boar of Ardennes) 240, fig. 216
Devonshire, William Francis Cavendish, 6th Duke of 179, 186
Dibdin, Reverend Thomas Frognall 181–2
Diderot, Denis 224
dioramas 132, 135, 138, 141, 143
Dixon, John 207
Dodd, Daniel 39
Representation of the Exhibition, of Paintings, at Somerset House, preliminary study fig. 33
Representation of the Exhibition, of Paintings, at Somerset House 24, 44–6, 53, 67, 120, fig. 34
Donald, Diana 42
Dotchen, John 205
Downman, John 103, 194
Dulwich College Collection (now Dulwich Picture Gallery) 37, 211, fig. 184
Dunbar, David 183
Dutch masters 159–61, 222
Dyck, Sir Anthony van 108
Eagleton, Terry 74
Earlom, Richard: The Exhibition of the Royal Academy for Painting in the Year 1771 (after Charles Brandoin) 17, 40–42, fig. 31
Eastlake, Charles Lock 99, 246
A Peasant Woman Fainting from the Bite of a Serpent 248, fig. 218
Pilgrims Arriving in Sight of Rome 248, 250, fig. 220
Ecole des Arts, Paris 10–11
Edinburgh Review 5
Edridge, Henry
The Bishop of Durham 192–3, fig. 164
Lord Paget 197, fig. 167
Egan, Pierce
Life in London; or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, esq. And his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom 50–52
Egremont, George Wyndham, 3rd Earl of 179, 186
Elgin Marbles 173, 182
embroidered copies 97
Englefield, Captain 82–3, fig. 51
English School 142, 183, 185, 187; see also British School
Etty, William 90, 145
Judith’s Maid Waiting outside the Tent of Holofernes 248
European Magazine 171, 241, 244
European Museum, St James’s Square 67, 99
Examiner 32, 88, 91, 99, 176, 182, 186–7, 240
Farington, Joseph 30, 36, 128, 160, 193, 195, 207, 223, 226, 236
Félibien, André 77–8
Finden, Edward 219
Fittler, James 222
Flaxman, John 99, 176, 182, 185–6
Figure of a Child 174, fig. 143
Instruct the Ignorant, monument to Abraham Balme 176, fig. 147
Maternal Love 182, fig. 153
A Monument to the late Josiah Webbe (model) 176, fig. 146
Pastoral Apollo 178, fig. 148
Satan Overcome by St Michael 180, fig. 150
A Sketch for a Colossal Statue of Britannia Triumphant, Proposed to be Erected upon Greenwich Hill 175, fig. 145
Flemish masters 159–61, 222
Fox, Charles James 46, 106
frames 3, 4, 25–6, 128, 195–7
Free Society of Artists 228
Freebairn, Richard: Psyche 180, 186
French Académie 77–8
French Academy in Rome 11
French School 233, 238, 241
Fresnoy, Charles du 153
Friedrich, Caspar David 248
Fulton, Robert 129
Fuseli, Henry (Johann Heinrich Füssli) 31, 69, 78, 80, 83–4, 91, 147
The Death of Dido 84, 86, fig. 56
Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking 25, 86, fig. 20
The Nightmare 8, 83, 88, fig. 53
Percival Delivering Belisane from the Enchantment of Urma 83, 88, fig. 54
Gabriel, Ange-Jacques: Place Louis XV 11
Gage, John 145
Gainsborough, Thomas 16–17, 24, 46–7, 72, 75, 96, 100, 103–5, 108, 111, 113, 133–4, 158, 231, 233–4
Giovanna Baccelli 115, fig. 88
Grace Dalrymple 115, fig. 87
Mountain Valley with Sheep 134
Mrs Robinson: Perdita 113–15, fig. 85
Prince Octavius 103, fig. 74
The Royal Family 103, fig. 73
Gandon, James 204
Gandy, Joseph Michael 203–4, 207–8, 214–16
Architectural Ruins, – a Vision 216, fig. 192
An Architectural Study: Subject, the Picture Gallery and Mausoleum of the Late Sir Francis Bourgeois, at Dulwich 221, fig. 184
A Bird’s-Eye View of the Bank of England 214, fig. 190
Design for a National Entrance into the Metropolis, Intended to Combine the Classical Simplicity of the Grecian Architecture, the Magnificence of the Roman Architecture, and the Fanciful Intricacy and Playful Effects of the Gothic Architecture 211, fig. 186
The Elevation, Plan . . . Section and other Parts of a Design for a National Monument 208, fig. 183
A Groupe of Churches, to Illustrate Different Styles of Architecture 211, fig. 185
Jupiter Pluvius, Lebadea 216
The Tomb of Merlin 203, 216, fig. 174
Gardner, Reverend Daniel 30
Garrick, David 111, 132, 230
Gaugain, Thomas: Portraits Painted from Life, Representing Capt. Englefield with Eleven of his Crew Saving Themselves in the Pinnace, from the Wreck of the Centaur of 74 Guns, Lost Sept. 1782 (after James Northcote) fig. 51
Geddes, Andrew: David Wilkie 106, fig. 77
genre painting 79, 157–71, 197
genres, hierarchy of 4, 24, 57, 61, 67–9, 77–8, 80, 91, 97, 105, 174, 178, 219, 230; see also genre painting; history painting; landscapes; portraits
George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, later George IV 20, 47–8, 99, 159, 109, fig. 81
George III 22, 28, 73, 81, 95, 109, 118, 217, fig. 29
Gérard, François 240, 244
Sarah Sophia, Countess of Jersey 238, fig. 214
Géricault, Théodore 244
Gibbon, Edward 10
Gibson, John: Tinted Venus 182
Gilpin, Reverend William 131, 205
Girtin, Thomas 135, 190, 192, 194
Beddgellert 190, 197, fig. 163
Bolton Bridge 192
Eidometropolis 129
Kirks tall Abbey 135–6, fig. 102
The Thames from Westminster to Somerset House, study for the Eidometropolis 129, fig. 96
Westminster and Lambeth, study for the Eidometropolis 129, fig. 95
Godwin, William 109
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 129
Grand Tour; Grand Tourists 1, 4, 5, 49, 231, 246
Grant, Francis 100
Green, Valentine 122
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire as Cynthia (after Maria Cosway) 219, fig. 194
The Ladies Waldegrave (after Sir Joshua Reynolds) 96
Grenville, William Wyndham Greville, Lord 99–100, fig. 68
Greuze, Jean-Baptiste 158
Gwynn, Nell 116
Habermas, Jürgen 47
Hamilton, John 3
Hamilton, Lady Emma 28
Hamilton, William 36
Mrs Siddons as Euphrasia in ‘The Grecian Daughter’ 118, 120, fig. 90
Sarah Siddons as Isabella 118, fig. 89
Scene from the Tempest 222, fig. 202
Hamilton, William Richard 240
Hampton Court 16
hanging of pictures; the hang 1–3, 16–17, 23–4, 28, 30, 32, 40, 68, 73, 83, 100, 103, 128, 141, 157, 171, 204, 231–2
Hankar, Paul 182
Hardwick, Thomas 204
Harlow, George Henry 100, 124
The Court for the Trial of Queen Katherine 123, fig. 93
Haward, Francis: Mrs Siddons in the Character of the Tragic Muse (after Sir Joshua Reynolds) fig. 200
Haydon, Benjamin Robert 246, 248, 251
The Celebrated Old Roman Tribune, Dentatus, Making his Last Desperate Effort against his own Soldiers, who attacked and Murdered him in a Narrow Pass 31–2, 36, fig. 30
Judgement of Solomon 251
Raising of Lazarus 252
Hazlitt, William 105
Hearne, Thomas 194, 199
Heath, Charles 96
Heath, James 224
The Dead Soldier (after Joseph Wright of Derby) 219, fig. 197
The Death of Lord Viscount Nelson (after Benjamin West) 219, 222, fig. 196
The Death of Major Peirson (after John Singleton Copley) 219, 224–5, fig. 193
Hello! magazine 95
Hemingway, Andrew 5, 57
Highmore, Joseph 105
Hill, John: Exhibition Room, Somerset House (after Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Pugin) fig. 39
historical landscapes 136, 138–9
history painting 4–5, 25, 36, 44, 50, 56–7, 60–61, 68–9, 78–81, 83, 88, 93, 97, 109, 112, 120, 127, 136, 140–41, 158, 197, 216, 219, 230, 232, 244, 250
Hogarth, William 89, 105, 158, 160–61, 229, 231, 247
Holbein, Hans 1
Holland, Henry 30
Homer 227
Hood, Sir Samuel 46
Hope, Thomas 179
‘The Flaxman Room, Duchess Street’ 181, fig. 152
Hopper, Humphrey 18
Bacchante 178
Hoppner, John 26–7, 100, 103, 108, 128, 193, 230
Mrs Jordan as the Comic Muse 112, 124, fig. 84
Mrs Jordan as Hippolita in ‘She Would and She Would Not’ 124, fig. 94
Hosmer, Harriet 182
Hôtel des Monnaies 11, fig. 6
House of Lords 97
Howard, Henry 100
Hudson, Thomas 105
Hughes, Thomas 30
Humphrey, Ozias 192–3
Hunt, Robert 32, 88, 91, 99, 100, 176, 178–9, 186, 240–41
Hunt, William Henry 162
Hunt, William Holman 252
Ibbetson, Julius Caesar 234
Distant View of Anglesea 69
Iconographicia Reyoldsiana: Portraits of the Most Distinguished Characters in the Reign of George III from the Pictures of Sir Joshua Reynolds 99
Institute of British Architects 213
International Exhibition, London 182
Jackson, John: Antonio Canova 100, fig. 69
Jardin, N. H. 256n4
Jenner, Edward 109
Johnson, Samuel 15, 40, 44, 62, 157
Jones, George 147
The Opening of London Bridge 155, fig. 127
Jones, Inigo 256n14
Jones, Owen 182
Jordan, Mrs Dorothy 112, 116, 118, 123–4, figs 84, 94
Kauffmann, Angelica 219, 226–7
Kearnan, Thomas: The Long Room, Gallery of Practical Science, Adelaide Street, Strand 98, fig. 67
Keats 187
Kemble, John Philip 26, 36, 112, 123, figs 23, 83
Kendrick, Joseph: Prometheus Chain’d 183
Kent, William 256n14
Klancher, Jon 163
Kneller, Sir Godfrey 74
Knight, Richard Payne 160, 179
Knox, John
South-western view of Ben Lomond 135, fig. 105
South-western view of Loch Lomond 135, fig. 104
Kriz, K. Dian 234
Lambe’s auction rooms 40
landscape 79, 127–42, 162, 190, 197, 231, 233–4, 244, 247–8, 250
Landseer, Edwin 146
Landseer, John 226–8
Lane, Samuel: Thomas Telford 109, fig. 80
Laporte, John 197
Lawrence, Sir Thomas 96, 99, 103–4, 108, 111, 124, 141, 193
Countess Lieven 225, 230, 240, 245, fig. 203
The Duke of Wellington on Horseback 96, 222, fig. 199
George III 28, fig. 29
George IV in his Coronation Robes 109, fig. 81
George Canning 103, fig. 61
John Philip Kemble as Coriolanus 26, fig. 23
A Lady of Fashion as La Penserosa 28, fig. 28
Master Lambton 102, fig. 71
Miss Croker 108, fig. 78
Prospero Raising the Storm 86
Le Brun, Charles 93, 120
Le Vau, Louis 12
Leslie, Charles Robert 27, 37, 130, 146, 148, 151
Leslie, George Dunlop 145, 146
Leycester, Ralph 109
line, the 12, 16–17, 23–5, 37, 83, 102–3, 128, 141, 157–8, 160
Linnell, John 162
Linwood, Mary: Self-portrait of Reynolds (after Sir Joshua Reynolds) 97, fig. 65
lithography 223
Longastre, L. de: Portrait of a Lady 236
Loutherbourg, Philippe Jacques de 68, 69, 230–34, 238
Brother Bridge, which divides Westmoreland from Cumberland 25, 232
Cutting out of the French Corvette ‘La Chevrette’ by English Soldiers, with Portraits of the Officers Engaged, 21st July 1801 234
Decisive Battle of Alexandria, Fought on 21st March, 1801 234, fig. 210
Eidophusikon 132–4, fig. 100
Grasmeer in Westmoreland – an Evening 232
Landing of the British Troops in the Bay of Aboukir . . . on the 8th March, 1801 234, fig. 211
Midsummer Afternoon with a Methodist Preacher 230–31, fig. 205
Snowdon from Llan Berris Lake, with the Castle of Dol Badon (Dolbadern) 232
View of Coalbrook Dale by Night 133–4, fig. 101
View of Snowden from Llan Berris 234
View of Windermere near Ferry – a Sunset 233, fig. 209
Wonders of Derbyshire 133
Louvre 12, 15–16, 21, fig. 8
Salon Carré 11, 19, figs 7, 13
Lowe, Mauritius: The Ear-Wig; or, An Old Woman’s Remarks on the Present Exhibition of Pictures of the Royal Academy 73, 79
Lucas, David 150–51, 219
Luxembourg Gallery 251
Mackennal, Bertram: Circe 182
Mackenzie, Alexander 174
Macklin’s Poets’ Gallery 228
Malton, Thomas the Younger 30, 207, 212
St Mary’s Church and Somerset House in the Strand 9, fig. 4
Vestibule, Somerset Place fig. 9
Manini, Chevalier 41–2, 44
Manning, Samuel 180
Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice 105
Martin, John 93, 141
Belshazzar’s Feast 171
Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still upon Gibeon 138
Martini, Pietro
The Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1787 (after Johann Heinrich Ramberg) 17, 24, 25, 47, 83, fig. 35
The Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1787 (hand-coloured engraving and etching) (after Johann Heinrich Ramberg) 17, 24, 25, fig. 36; details: figs 165, 208
Portraits of Their Majesty’s and the Royal Family Viewing the Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1788 (after Johann Heinrich Ramberg) 48–9, fig. 37
Portraits of Their Majesty’s and the Royal Family Viewing the Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1788 (after Johann Heinrich Ramberg), fan mount 49, 96, fig. 38
Mason, William 153
McCarthy, Felix 6
Memes, James 246
Michelangelo Buonarroti 83, 120
Millais, John Everett 252
miniatures, miniaturists 99–100, 189, 193–6
Mitchell, Robert: ‘Section of the Rotonda, Leicester Square, in which is exhibited two panoramas on two different floors’ 130, fig. 97
Moffat, William 138
Moncrieff, W. T.: Tom and Jerry; or Life in London. An Operatic Extravanganza in Three Acts 51
Monthly British Magazine 152
Monthly Magazine 161
Monthly Mirror 98, 118
Monthly Retrospective of the Fine Arts 141
More, Hannah 61–2
Morison, Robert 212
Morland, George 162
The Benevolent Sportsman 159, fig. 130
Morning Chronicle 30, 46–7, 68, 71, 147, 153, 236, 244, 255n18, fig. 46
Morning Herald 58, 61, 118, 145, 160, 232
Morning Post, and Daily Advertiser 57, 58, 61, 65–6, 68, 69, 75, 162, 201, 231, 233, 236, fig. 45
Morse, Samuel: Dying Hercules 90, fig. 59
Mosnier, Jean-Laurent 236–8
Admiral Lord Rodney 237, fig. 212
Lady Callander and her Son, John Kearney 238, fig. 215
Portrait of the Artist in His Studio 237, fig. 213
Mulgrave, Henry Phipps, 3rd Baron and 1st Earl of 32, 160, 166
Mulready, William 129, 162
The Fight Interrupted 167, fig. 138
Returning from the Ale-House 167, fig. 136
National Gallery of Practical Science 98
National Gallery, London 23, 251–2
Nazarene Brotherhood 244, 246–8, 252
Neale, George 23–4
Neé, François Denis: Le guichet du Louvre (after Meunier) fig. 8
New Monthly Magazine 88, 128, 154
New Society of Painters in Miniature and Water-Colours 193
New Society of Painters in Water-Colours 197
Newton, William
Design for an Academy 203
A Piece of Architecture in Perspective 203
Nièpce, Nicéphore 105
Nollekens, Joseph 174, 176, 180
Normand, C. Ixion (after Thomas Procter) fig. 57
Northcote, James 26, 46, 80–82, 88, 91, 98, 105, 109
Lady Elizabeth Whitbread 108, fig. 79
Portraits Painted from Life, Representing Capt. Englefield with Eleven of his Crew Saving Themselves in the Pinnace, from the Wreck of the Centaur of 74 Guns, Lost Sept. 1782 82–3, fig. 51
Norwich School 141
O’Doherty, Brian 2–3
Observations on the Present State of the Arts, with the Characters of Living Artists 48
Onslow, Edward 6, 8
Opie, John 26, 89
Assassination of David Rizzio 48
Oracle 86
Orme, Daniel 99
Osnaburgh, Bishop of 20
Ostade, Adriaen van 158
Owen, William 99
Lord Grenville 100, fig. 68
Paine, James 15, 213
Pall Mall 15, 17, 40, 42, 44, 97, 167
Palladio 9
panoramas 127–32, 135–6, 138, 141, 143
Pasquin, Anthony (pseudonym of John Williams) 36, 43, 71, 73–4, 219, 224, 234, 237–8
Passavant, Johann David 243–4, 246–8, 250, 252
Pears, Iain 62
Percy, Samuel 97
Peruzzi, Baldassare 9, 211
Peters, Matthew William 16
Phillips, Thomas 108
Lord Byron in Albanian Costume 100, fig. 70
‘Philo-Architectus’ 201, 204–6
photography 202
Pickersgill, Henry 100
Piles, Roger de 93
Pindar, Peter (pseudonym of John Wolcot) 73
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista 10
Plaw, John 212
Pope, Alexander 227
portraits, portraiture 4, 52, 57, 60–61, 68, 79–80, 82–3, 93–109, 112–13, 124–5, 128, 140, 193, 196–7, 230, 232, 236–8, 247
Poussin, Nicolas: Deluge 136
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood 252
Prévost, Pierre 129
Procter, Thomas 80, 88–90
Death of Diomedes 89
Ixion 89, fig. 57
Perithous, the Son of Ixion, Destroyed by Cerberus 89, fig. 58
Public Advertiser 65, 67–8, 88, 113, 114, 115, 120, 257n14
Public Ledger 162
Pugin, Augustus, and J. Morgan
Plan and Section for Arrowsmith’s Diorama Building, London 132, fig. 98
Pugin, Augustus, and Thomas Rowlandson
Exhibition of Water Coloured Drawings, Old Bond Street 197, fig. 169
Exhibition Room, Somerset House 26, 49–50, fig. 39
Pyne, William Henry 194
Raeburn, Sir Henry 103, 108
Raimbach, Abraham 160, 219
Ramberg, Johann Heinrich 39, 44, 52
The Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1787 (engraving and etching) 17, 24, 25, 47, 48, 96, fig. 35
The Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1787 (hand-coloured engraving and etching) 17, 24, 25, 47, 193, 196, fig. 36; details: figs 165, 208
Portraits of Their Majesty’s and the Royal Family Viewing the Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1788 48–9, fig. 37
Portraits of Their Majesty’s and the Royal Family Viewing the Exhibition of the Royal Academy 1788, fan mount 49, 96, fig. 38
The Royal Family at the Royal Academy 20, figs 16a, 16b
Raphael (Raffaelle Sanzio) 1, 9, 136, 246
Cartoons 16
Madonna 4
Raumer, Friedrich von 252
Redgrave, Richard and Samuel 146
Reinagle, Ramsay Richard 129, 131
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 99, 190
Reni, Guido 1
retrospective exhibition prints 39–40, 53
Reynolds, Sir Joshua 5–6, 16, 44, 46–7, 55–6, 68, 81, 83, 93–4, 96, 97, 99, 105, 111, 129, 158, 169, 174, 230–31, 234, 236, 238, fig. 206
Death of Dido 84, 86, 88, fig. 55
Discourses 42, 48, 55, 67, 74, 77–81, 88, 90, 93, 153, 229, 243
Infant Hercules 226n28
The Ladies Waldegrave 95, fig. 63
Lieutenant-Colonel Bannastre Tarleton 80, fig. 49
Mrs Abington as Roxalana 122, fig. 91
Mrs Robinson 114–16, 122, fig. 86
Mrs Siddons as the Tragic Muse 44, 111, 120, 122–3, 222, figs 82, 200
HRH George, Prince of Wales with a Black Servant 48, 232, fig. 3
HRH George, Prince of Wales 25, 232, fig. 22
Self-portrait of Reynolds 97, fig. 65
Theory 56–7, fig. 43
Rhodes, Ebeneezer 180
Richards, John Inigo 16
Richardson, George 212
Richardson, Jonathan 67, 93
Rigaud, John Francis (Jean François) 15, 229
Jupiter Presenting to Diana her Bow and Arrows 164
Samson Breaking his Bands 90, 225, figs 60, 204
Sir William Chambers, Joseph Wilton and Sir Joshua Reynolds 230, fig. 206
Ripa, Cesare: Iconologia 57
Rippingille, Edward Villiers 145
Roberts, David 129–30, 149
Robertson, Andrew 197
Sir Francis Chantrey 196, fig. 166
Robinson, Mrs Mary 111, 113–16, figs 85, 86
Robinson, William 256n 14
Romney, George 97, 114
Rooker, Michael Angelo: The Gatehouse of Battle
Abbey 199, fig. 171
Rosa, Salvator: Apollo (Attended by the Muses) Granting Long Life to the Cumean Sibyl 222, fig. 198
Ross, W. C. 100
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel 252
Rossi, Henry
Bowler 185, fig. 156
Cricketer 185
Rossi, J. C. F. 176
Rowlandson, Thomas 39, 52, 58
The Exhibition Stare Case (drawing) 19–20, 55, 57–8, 62, fig. 41
The Exhibition Stare Case (hand-coloured etching) 57–8, 96, fig. 44
Rowlandson, Thomas, and Augustus Pugin
Exhibition of Water Coloured Drawings, Old Bond Street 197, fig. 169
Exhibition Room, Somerset House 26, 49–50, fig. 44
Royal Academy of Arts
catalogues 17, 28, 36–7, 39–43, 46, 48–9, 52–3, 58, 65, 71, 95–6, 145, 155, 197, 204, 197, 204–6, fig. 32
Committee of Arrangement see Hanging Committee
Council 18, 23, 26, 36, 102, 194, 217, 223–4, 227
Hanging Committee 16–18, 24–5, 28, 30–32, 36–7, 46–7, 73, 100, 102–3, 134, 119, 180, 182, 185, 194, 196, 202, 240
Instrument of Foundation 93
Royal College of Surgeons 98
Royal Institution 192
Royal Society 9
Rubens, Sir Peter Paul 1, 34, 99
Chapeau de paille 115
Ruisdael, Jacob van 69
Runge, Philipp Otto 248
Ruskin, John 131, 140
Russell, John 62–3
A Porter at the Royal Academy 96, frontispiece
Portraits of HRH the Princess of Wales and Princess Charlotte fig. 201
Ryland, William Wynne 219
Sackville, John Frederick, 3rd Duke of Dorset 113–14
Saint-Aubin, Gabriel de
Salon de 1767 12, fig. 7
Vue du Salon du Louvre en l’année 1753 15, fig. 13
Salmon, Mrs 174
Sandby, Paul 194, 197, 199
Morning fig. 168
Sandby, Thomas
A Bridge of Magnificence 211–13
A Bridge of Magnificence: View from the Entrance on the Bridge fig. 188
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1792: The Great Room, East Wall 17, fig. 14
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1792: The Great Room, East Wall 24, 28, fig. 27
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1792: The Great Room, North Wall 24, 28, fig. 25
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1792: The Great Room, West Wall 24, 28, fig. 26
View of the Gothic Gallery at Strawberry Hill 212
Scharf, George 197
The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1828 6, 26, fig. 1
Schorn, Ludwig 244–5
Scott, Samuel 152
Seddon, George 23–4
Serres, Dominic 25
Shee, Martin Archer 27, 94, 106–8, 193
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 111, 122, 230
Siddons, Mrs Sarah 111–12, 118, 120, 122–3, figs 82, 83, 89, 90, 92, 200
Singleton, Henry 124, 219
Skiddy, Andrew 79, 83, 91
Smirke, Robert 216, 226
Smith, Anker
The Murder of Wat Tyler (after James Northcote) fig. 52
Scene from the Tempest (after William Hamilton) 222, fig. 202
Smith, John Thomas 89
Smyth, Sir Robert 84
Soane, Sir John 19, 176, 204, 207–8, 212–14
Architectural Ruins, – a Vision 216, fig. 192
An Architectural Study; Subject, the Picture Gallery and Mausoleum of the Late Sir Francis Bourgeois, at Dulwich 221, fig. 184
Architectural Visions of Early Fancy, in the Gay Morning of Youth: and Dreams in the Evening of Life 216, fig. 191
A Bird’s-Eye View of the Bank of England 214, fig. 190
The Bank Stock Office, Constructed without Timber 208
Design for a National Entrance into the Metropolis, Intended to Combine the Classical Simplicity of the Grecian Architecture, the Magnificence of the Roman Architecture, and the Fanciful Intricacy and Playful Effects of the Gothic Architecture 211, fig. 186
Designs to Combine in the Same Uniform Styles of Architecture, the Entrances into Hyde Park, St James’s Park, and the Western Entrance into the Metropolis 211, fig. 187
The Elevation, Plan . . . Section and other Parts of a Design for a National Monument 208, fig. 183
A Groupe of Churches, to Illustrate Different Styles of Architecture 211, fig. 185
Sketch of the First Design for a New State-Paper Office, to be Erected in Duke-Street, Westminster 211, fig. 189
Perspective Representation of the Exterior 208
Vestibule, at the Bank of England: the great hall, Bently Priory; and the Withdrawing Room at Wimpole 208, fig. 182
Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce 39–40
Society of Antiquaries 9, 98
Society of Artists 15, 40, 97, 228
Society of Painters in Water Colours 190, 192–5, 197
Somerset House figs 4, 5, 33, 34, 116
Ante-room 17, 21, 28, 32, 36, 194
Antique Academy 10, 15, 17, 30, 175, 206, 218–19, 223
Council Room 17, 194–5, 219
Fine Rooms 17
Great Room 1–3, 14–17, 19, 23–6, 28, 30, 36, 43–4, 48–52, 57, 61, 65, 72, 75, 77–80, 83, 88, 91, 98, 102–3, 124, 127–8, 134, 142–3, 158–9, 163, 171, 173–6, 193–5, 212, 231–2, figs 1, 10, 14, 17–19, 25–27, 33–40, 165, 208
inscription 15, 20, 47, 77, fig. 12
Library 17, 56–7, 89, 219
Life (or Model) Academy 10, 17, 175–6, 178, 182, 185, 206, 218
staircase 6, 14–15, 19, 20–21, 25, 55–75, figs 11, 41
vestibule 14, 21, fig. 9
Somerset House Gazette 99
Sommariva, Marquis de 18
Sophia Augusta, Princess 20
Soufflot, Jacques-Germain 15
Spring Gardens Rooms 97
St James’s Chronicle 46, 60, 69, 86, 115, 194, 237
Stadler, Joseph: Exhibition of Water Coloured Drawings, Old Bond Street (after Augustus Pugin and Thomas Rowlandson) fig. 169
Stafford, Marquis of 160
Staley, Allen 97
Stanfield, Clarkson 129–30, 148, 152
The Opening of London Bridge 155, fig. 128
Venice from the Dogana 147, fig. 119
Stanworth, Karen 6
Stevens, Edward 204
A Town Mansion for a Person of Distinction 203
Stothard, Thomas 151
Strange, John 79
Stubbs, George 75
sublime, the 19, 74, 77–91, 120, 130, 132, 135
‘Tar-Barrel, Timothy’ 73–4
Tassie, James 174
Taylor, Charles: Artist’s Repository and Drawing Magazine, Exhibiting the Principles of the Polite Arts in their Various Branches 74–5
Telford, Thomas 109, fig. 80
Teniers, David the Younger 158–62, 164
Terry, Ellen 123
Tervueren Congo exhibition 182
Thayer, James 129
Theakston, Joseph 183
theatre 65, 67, 68, 111–25, 132–4
Theed, William 176
Thomas, William 212
Thomson, Henry 27
Thornhill, Sir James 74
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) 251
Bacchus and Ariadne 152
Venus of Urbino 1, 4
Tomkins, William: View of Maristow, in the River Tary, Devon 72
Tonelli, Anna: Ariadne 69
Towne, Francis 192
Turner, Joseph Mallord William 27, 135–6, 143, 146–53, 155, 190, 194–5, 197, 204, 207, 219, 248, fig. 116
The Blacksmith’s Forge 164
Bridge of Sighs, Ducal Palace and Custom-House, Venice: Canaletti Painting 147–8, 152, fig. 120
The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, 16 October 1834 145, fig. 118
Caernarvon Castle 190, 197, fig. 162
Chryses 197
Decline of the Carthaginian Empire – Rome being determined on the overthrow of her Hated Rival, demanded from her such Terms as might either force her into War, or ruin her by Compliance: the Enervated Carthaginians, in their Anxiety for Peace, consented to give up their Arms and their Children 139, fig. 114
Dido Building Carthage, or the Rise of the Carthaginian Empire 145, fig. 117
Dolbadern Castle 248
Fishermen Coming A-shore at Sunset, Previous to a Gale (Mildmay Seapiece) 36
Helvoetsluys 148, 154, fig. 121
Jessica 153, fig. 126
Mortlake Terrace, the Seat of William Moffatt, Esq., at Mortlake. Early (Summer’s) Morning 138, fig. 111
Mortlake Terrace, the Seat of William Moffatt, Esq., Summer’s Evening 138, 146, fig. 11
Pilate washing his Hands 153
Projected Design for Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire 207, fig. 181
Rome, from the Vatican. Raffaelle, accompanied by La Fornarina, preparing his Pictures for the Decoration of the Loggia 136, 138, fig. 107
Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps 36–7, 141, fig. 113
Staffa, Fingal’s Cave 152
Sun rising through Vapour 164
Ulysses Deriding Polyphemus – Homer’s Odyssey 139–40, 142, fig. 115
Van Goyen Looking Out for a Subject 152, fig. 124
View of the Dort 127–8
Watteau Study by Fresnoy’s Rules 153, 248, fig. 125
Turnerelli, Peter 180
Tussaud, Madame 174
Tyler, William 30, 173, 212
An Indian, Representing North America Offering the Produce of That Country to Britannia 174
Uffizi 1–2, 16, 211, fig. 2
Universal Magazine 60
upholstery, upholsterers 17, 23, 37
van der Stappen, Charles: Mysterious Sphinx 182
van Eyck, Jan: Arnolfini Wedding 252
Vanderlyn, John 130
Varley, Cornelius 107
Varley, John 162
varnishing days 26–7, 103, 145, 152, 155
Vauxhall Gardens 8
Vernet, Claude-Joseph 230
Vienna Academy 247
Vigée-Lebrun, Elizabeth-Louise 99
Vignola 9
visitor numbers 5, 37, 44
Waagen, Gustav 246, 250–52
Wainewright, Thomas 169
wallpaper 98
Walpole, Horace 95, 99, 246
war 50, 55, 69, 131, 170, 173, 175, 183, 229, 234, 238, 241, 243–4
Ward, James: Gordale Star 128
Ward, William 223
Waterfield, Giles 40
Watts, Walter Henry 193
wax, waxworks 97, 108, 174
Webber, John: Poedua, Daughter of Oree, Chief of Ulaietea, of the Society Islands 105, fig. 75
Wellesley, Lady 100
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of 171, 175, 183, fig. 199
Wendeborn, Frederick 43, 44
West, Benjamin 31–2, 89, 90, 94, 193, 219, 245
Apotheosis of Prince Alfred and Prince Octavius 25, fig. 21
The Call of the Prophet Isaiah 44
The Call of the Prophet Jeremiah 44
Christ Rejected 91
Death of General Wolfe 80, fig. 50
Death of Lord Viscount Nelson 219, 222, fig. 196
Death on a Pale Horse 79, 128, fig. 48
Moses Receiving the Laws on Mount Sinai 25–6, 44, 67–9, 79, fig. 24
Self-portrait 96–7, fig. 64
West, Shearer 234
Westall, Richard 26, 71, 99, 194–5, 200, 234
The Brave Burghers of Calais 190, fig. 161
Flora Unveiled by the Zephyrs 164
Westmacott, Richard 89, 176, 182
The Dream of Horace 186, fig. 160
Peasant Girl 185, fig. 157
The Progress of Navigation 178, fig. 149
Westminster Abbey 98
Wheatley, Francis 93, 162
Whetten, Thomas 204
Whitley, William T. 116
Wilde, Samuel de 124
Wilkes, John 22, 42
Wilkie, David 106, 146, 219, 227, 245, 247, 250, fig. 77
The Blind Fiddler 160, 163–4, 167, fig. 132
Blind Man’s Bluff 169, fig. 139
The Card Players 164, 166, fig. 133
Chelsea Pensioners Receiving the London Gazette Extraordinary of Thursday June 22nd, 1815, Announcing the Battle of Waterloo!!! 37, 69–71, 244, fig. 142
The Cut Finger 164, 166, fig. 135
Distraining for Rent 169, fig. 141
John Knox Preaching before the Lords of the Congregation 151
The Parish Beadle 245, fig. 217
The Penny Wedding 169
The Reading of the Will 169, fig. 140
The Rent Day 160, 164, 166–7, fig. 134
Village Politicians 160–64, 167, 171, fig. 131
William IV 102, fig. 72
Wilkins, William 206
Williams, John see Pasquin, Anthony
Williams, Raymond 217
Wilson, James 99
Wilson, Richard 89, 136, 231, 233–4
Wilton, Joseph 173, fig. 206
busts of Newton and Michelangelo 14
Four Continents 56, fig. 42
Wolcot, John see Pindar, Peter
Wolfe, General James 80, 170, fig. 50
Woodforde, Samuel 26
Woollett, William 219
Wray, Sir Cecil 46
Wren, Sir Christopher 16
Wright of Derby, Joseph 75, 134
The Dead Soldier fig. 197
Wright, Patience 174
Wyatt, James 181, 213–14
Projected Design for Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire 207, fig. 181
Yenn, John 30, 204–5
Casine for a Gentleman’s Park 205, fig. 175
Design for a Bridge, in the Manner of the Palladian Bridge . . . at Wilton 205, fig. 176
Zoffany, Johann 73, 93, 100, 111
Tribuna of the Uffizi 1, 3–6, fig. 2