Find out more about the greatest 18th Century British Painters, including J. M. W. Turner, John Constable, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds and Henry Fuseli
J. M. W. TurnerJ. M. W. Turner
23 April 1775
Romanticist landscape painter
William HogarthWilliam Hogarth
10 November 1697
Painter

John ConstableJohn Constable
11 June 1776
Romantic Painter

Thomas GainsboroughThomas Gainsborough
14 May 1727
Landscape painter

Henry FuseliHenry Fuseli
07 February 1741
Writer

Joshua ReynoldsJoshua Reynolds
16 July 1723
Painter
Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
03 September 1734
Painter, Artist

Benjamin WestBenjamin West
10 October 1738
Artist

John MartinJohn Martin
19 July 1789
engraver, painter
Angelica KauffmanAngelica Kauffman
30 October 1741
Painter

George CruikshankGeorge Cruikshank
27 September 1792
Caricaturist
George StubbsGeorge Stubbs
24 August 1724
painter, non-fiction writer

Thomas LawrenceThomas Lawrence
13 April 1769
Painter

Godfrey KnellerGodfrey Kneller
08 August 1646
Painter

George RomneyGeorge Romney
26 December 1734
painter

William ThorntonWilliam Thornton
20 May 1759
Physician
Thomas BewickThomas Bewick
10 August 1753
Engraver

Benjamin HaydonBenjamin Haydon
26 January 1786
Painter

William EttyWilliam Etty
10 March 1787
Painter

Henry RaeburnHenry Raeburn
04 March 1756
Painter
David WilkieDavid Wilkie
18 November 1785
 

John CromeJohn Crome
22 December 1768
Artist
Thomas SullyThomas Sully
19 June 1783
Portrait Painter

John FlaxmanJohn Flaxman
06 July 1755
Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator

John Sell CotmanJohn Sell Cotman
16 May 1782
British painter
Philip James de LoutherbourgPhilip James de Loutherbourg
31 October 1740
Painter

John OpieJohn Opie
16 May 1761
Painter
James ThornhillJames Thornhill
25 July 1675
Painter

George MorlandGeorge Morland
26 June 1763
Painter

Richard CoswayRichard Cosway
05 November 1742
Painter
Thomas GirtinThomas Girtin
18 February 1775
Artist

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Sir George BackSir George Back
06 November 1796
Artist
Charles Lock EastlakeCharles Lock Eastlake
17 November 1793
Painter

Thomas HudsonThomas Hudson
1701 AD
Painter

William-Henry IrelandWilliam-Henry Ireland
02 August 1775
Poet

John HoppnerJohn Hoppner
04 April 1758
Painter
Eleanor CoadeEleanor Coade
03 June 1733
Businesswoman
Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
1717 AD
Painter

John Robert CozensJohn Robert Cozens
1752 AD
Draftsman

John Wesley JarvisJohn Wesley Jarvis
1781 AD
Painter

James NorthcoteJames Northcote
22 October 1746
Painter
Joseph NollekensJoseph Nollekens
11 August 1737
Sculptor

Francis Leggatt ChantreyFrancis Leggatt Chantrey
07 April 1781
Sculptor

Paul StorrPaul Storr
1771 AD
Silversmith

John DyerJohn Dyer
1699 AD
Painter

Thomas StothardThomas Stothard
17 August 1755
Painter
George VertueGeorge Vertue
1684 AD
Engraver

Joseph HighmoreJoseph Highmore
13 June 1692
Illustrator
Peter De WintPeter De Wint
21 January 1784
Artist

Robert Edge PineRobert Edge Pine
1730 AD
Painter

William WilliamsWilliam Williams
1727 AD
Artist
Henry BoneHenry Bone
06 February 1755
Painter

Joseph BlackburnJoseph Blackburn
1730 AD
American painter
Thomas Chippendale, the youngerThomas Chippendale, the younger
1749 AD
Artist

John AstburyJohn Astbury
1688 AD
Potter

Thomas Goff LuptonThomas Goff Lupton
03 September 1791
Engraver

William GreenWilliam Green
1934 AD
Action Painter

Gerrit JensenGerrit Jensen
1680 AD
Artist