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Early Days:

   William Hoare(1707 – 12 December, 1792) was an English painter and printmaker, co-founder of the Royal Academy noted for his pastels
Born near Eye, Suffolk, Hoare received a gentleman’s education in Faringdon. He showed a marked aptitude for drawing and was sent to London to study under Giuseppe Grisoni, who had left Florence for London in 1715. When Grisoni returned to Italy in 1728, Hoare went with him, travelling to Rome and continuing his studies under the direction of Francesco Imperiali. He remained in Rome for nine years, returning to London in 1737/8.

William Hoare


Personal Details


William Hoare

Place of birth

Eye, Suffolk, England

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 December, 1792


Painter, Printmaker


National Portrait Gallery


Portrait of a Lady, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield


Works Of William Hoare:

 Mary Banks by William Hoare

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  by William Hoare of Bath