John Hoppner (1758-1810) was a British portrait painter who was influenced by the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
John Hoppner Summary:
- He was of German descent, born to German immigrants.
- During his education at the Royal Academy, he garnered multiple awards.
- He initially planned on being a landscape painter, but saw the financial success of being a portraitist and decided to be one instead.
- The Prince of Wales was his major patron.
- He also wrote art criticism and contributed to major publications.
John Hoppner Famous Paintings:
- The Sackville Children (1796)
- Portrait of the Frankland Sisters (1795)
- Miss Mary Linwood (ca. 1800)
- Girl with Rabbit (1800)
- Lady Cunliffe (1781-1782)
- The Hoppner Children (1791)