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to, ib. ; goes to Italy, ib. ; death, ib. ;
number of works exhibited by, 293 ;
marriage, ib. ; elected Librarian, ib. ;
sons of, ib.

Collyer, Joseph, A.E., success as a book
illustrator, 154; becomes portrait en-
graver to Queen Charlotte, ib,

2 C



402



INDEX



Colvin, Sidney, his opinion of Flaxman's
Art, 204

"Combat, The," Etty's, 331

Constable, John, R.A., parentage and educa-
tion of, 332 ; introduced to Sir George
Beaumont, ib. ; makes the acquaintance
of Joseph Farington, 333 ; becomes a
student at the Royal Academy, ib. ;
encouraged by West, ib. ; early pictures
by, ib. ; marries Miss Bicknell, 334 ;
pictures by, ib., 335 ; lack of patronage,
ib. ; death of his wife, ib. ; his lectures
on landscape painting, 336 ; his death, ib.

Cook, Richard, R.A., subjects of his pic-
tures, 317

Cooper, Abraham, R.A., parentage of, 289 ;
pictures by, 290 ; distressed circumstances
and death, ib.

Cooper, Samuel, 3, 117

Copley, John Singleton, R.A., on the com-
mittee to request Sir Joshua Reynolds to
withdraw his resignation of the Presi-
dency, 42 ; birth of, 132 ; his " Death of
Lord Chatham," 132; his art, 133; his
"Death of Major Pierson," 134; is
suspended from the Council, 172

" Coral Finders," Etty's, 330

Cosway, Richard, R.A., on the committee
to request Sir Joshua Reynolds to
withdraw his resignation of the Presi-
dency, 42 ; early years of, 1 14 ; his extra-
vagance, 1 1 5, 1 1 8 ; oil portraits by, ib. ; his
art, 117 ; marriage of, 118 ; last years, 119

Cotes, Francis, R.A., 117 ; birth and success
of, 86 ; works by, 87 ; death of, ib. ; his
art, 169

"Cottage Girl," William Owen's, 240

Cotterell, the Misses, 19

" Country Auction," Bird's, 274

Cousins, Samuel, R.A., 113 ; elected Acade-
mician, 327

Craunch, Mr, 15, 16 ; supplies Joshua
Reynolds with funds for prosecuting his
studies abroad, 18

Croker, John Wilson, 255

" Crossing the Brook," J. M. W. Turner's,
214

" Crucifixion, The," E. Bird's, 274

" Crypt in Kirkstall Abbey," Mulready's, 277

Cunningham, Allan, his opinion of Barry,
126 ; his criticism of Fuseli, 148 ; his
opinion of West, 192

Cutliffe, Mr, 16

" Cymbeline," George Dawe's scene from,
270

" Cymon and Iphigenia," Francis Haward's,
154

DALL, Nicholas T., A., employed as scene
painter at Covent Garden, 158



I Dalton, Richard, Librarian to George III.,

85 ; appointed Antiquary, 313
i Danby, Francis, A., birth and parentage
of, 338 ; pictures by, ib. ; nature of his
art, 339

Danby, Mrs Ellen, 220, 222

Dauby, Georgina, 224

Danby, Hannah, 223, 224

Dance, George, R.A., birth of, 88 ;
official position, ib. ; profile portraits
of Academicians by, ib. ; appointed to
examine into the finances of the
Academy, 89 ; elected Professor of
Architecture, ib. ; death, ib. ; appointed
to the committee to inquire into the
charges against Barry, 128 ; his art,
169

Dance, Nathaniel, R.A., birth and art studies
of, 89 ; portraits by, 90 ; marriage, ib. ;
resigns Academicianship, 90 ; assumes
the name of Holland, and is created n
Baronet, ib. ; death, ib.

Daniell, Thomas, R.A., birth and travels of,
20 1 ; his Oriental Scenery ', 203

Daniell, William, R.A., engraver of George
Dance's portraits, 88 ; assists his uncle
in producing Oriental Scenery, 317 ; works
published by, 318

Dawe, George, R.A., parentage and educa-
tion of, 270 ; wins the gold medal, ib. ;
pictures by, ib., 271 ; his patrons, ib. ;
fortune amassed by, ib. ; death, tf. ;
his character and friendship with George
Morland, 272 ; his Life of M or land, ib.

" Dead Man, The," Allston's, 301

"Death of General Wolfe," Barry's, 127;
Penny's, 61 ; West's, 96, 187, 190

;< Death of Eli," Bird's, 274

"Death of Lord Chatham," Copley's, 132

"Death of Major Pierson," Copley's, 134

" Death of Nelson," Heath's engraving of,

155

"Death of Sapphira," Bird's, 274
"Deer-Stalking," James Ward's, 258
De Loutherbourg, Philip James, R.A.,

birth of, 134; his "Lord Howe's

Victory," 135 ; his influence on Turner,

ib. ; close of his life, 136
"Demoniac," George Dawe's, 270
Denman, Ann, 207
" Descent from the Cross, The," V. Green's

plate of, 153

Desenfans, Noel and Mrs, 182, 195
"Dido Building Carthage," J. M. W.

Turner's, 223
Dickens, Charles, 326
Dilettanti Society, the, project of, for

creating a public Academy, 7
Dinner, the Annual, 313
Diploma Works, List of, 370376



INDEX



403



Diplomas to Academicians, the form of,
31; those given to Professors, 60; to
Associates, III

Discourses of the Presidents, 4, 13;
Reynolds' analysed, 21-24 5 quoted, 80

Dissertation on Oriental Gardening, Sir
William Chambers', 47

Dobson, William, 4

Dover, Lady, J. Jackson's portrait of, 282

Downing College, the design of, 322

Downman, John, A., birth and art education
of, 294 ; death, 295

Drummond, Samuel, A., birth of, 298 ;
elected Curator of the Painting School,
299 ; pictures by, ib. ; his difficulties
and death, ib.

Drummonds, Messrs, appointed Bankers to
the Academy, 179

Dulwich Picture Gallery, The, the foun-
dation of, 182, 183 ; connection of with
the Royal Academy, 183 ; the art
treasures of, 195

Dunthorne, John, 332

Dutch painters, the works of, 2 ; influence
of on Gainsborough, 71

"EARLY MORNING," William Collins's,
292

Eastlake, Sir Charles, P.R.A., 326

Edridge, Henry, A., 117; birth and
parentage of, 336 ; encouraged by Sir
Joshua Reynolds, ib. ; death of, 337 ;
his bequest to the Academy, ib.

Edward VII., H.M. King, sentiments of
towards the Academy, 341

Edwards, Edward, A., his candidature for the
Professorship of Perspective, 37 ; elected
Teacher of Perspective, 159; literary
ventures by, 160

Elections, mode of voting at, 113

Elmer, Stephen, A., a member of the Free
Society of Artists, 159; subjects of his
pictures, ib. ; occupation and death of, ib.

"Elmer's Sporting Exhibition," 159

Engleheart, Thomas, defeats Flaxman in
the competition for the gold medal, 207

Engravers, admission of to Academician-
ship, 297, 327

Essay on Painting, Richardson's, 189

Essays towards the History of Painting, Mrs
Graham's, 249

Etty, William, R.A., birth and parentage of,
328 ; art studies of, 329 ; his first picture,
ib. ; his studies in the Academy School,
330; pictures by, 331 ; death, ib.

" Experiment with an Air Pump, An,"
J. Wright's, 163



FALCONET, his
Reynolds, 17



medallion portrait of



''Falling Titan, A," Thomas Banks's, 137

Farington, Joseph, R.A., appointed to
the committee to request Sir Joshua
Reynolds to withdraw his resignation,
42 ; on the committee to consider the
charges against Barry, 128 ; activity in
the government of the Academy, 139;
his acquaintance with Constable, 333

Faulkner, R.N., Captain Robert, monu-
ment to, in St Paul's, 237

Fawkes of Farnley, Mr, 221

" Fight Interrupted, The," Mulready's, 278

"Fighting Ttmeraire, The," J. M. W.
Turner's, 214, 219

Finances, 177

Fisher, Kitty, 20

" Fishery, The," Richard Wright's, 163

Fittler, James, A.E., plates by, 296

Flaxman, John, R.A., supports a proposal
to erect a monument to the glory of the
British Navy, 141 ; the first holder of
the Professorship of Sculpture, 179 ;
genius of, 202 ; career of, 203 ; works
by, 204, 205 ; his art as a sculptor, 205 ;
his connection with Wedgwood, 206 ;
birth and parentage of, 207 ; is defeated
by Engleheart in the competition for the
gold medal, ib. ; marriage of, ib. ; goes
to Rome, 208 ; returns to London,
ib. ; elected Professor of Sculpture, 209 ;
monuments by, ib.\ his "Shield of
Achilles," ib. ; his death, ib. ; Sir
Richard Westmacott's eulogy of, 262 ;
Jackson's portrait of him, 282

Foundling Hospital, the, exhibition of
pictures for the benefit of, 9

Freemason's Hall, designed by T. Sandby,
63

Fresnoy, Du, his "Art of Painting," 124,
189

"Frosty Morning," J. M. W. Turner's,
214, 215

Fuller, Isaac, 4

Fuseli, Henry, R.A., elected Academician,
38, 39 ; his endowments, 145 ; birth and
parentage of, ib. ; his intimacy with
Lavater, 146 ; studies in Italy, ib. ; his
conception of art, ib. ; elected Professor
of Painting, ib. ; starts the Milton gallery,
147; elected Keeper, t'6.; admiration of
Mary Moser and Mary Wollstonecraft for
him, ib.\ Reynolds' estimate of his talents,
148 ; his audacity as an author, ib. ;
Allan Cunningham's criticism of him, ib. ;
death and burial, ib. ; the story of his
vote for Mary Moser at West's re-election
to the Presidency, 193

GAINSBOROUGH, Thomas, R.A., the paint-
ings of, 6; joins the Society of Artists, n ;



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INDEX



his quarrel with the Academy, 35; his
difference from Reynolds, 69 ; parentage
of, ib. ; character of, 70, 74 ; art educa-
tion of, 70 ; influence of Dutch painters
on, 71 ; portrait of, ib. ; his wedded life,
72 ; letter written on his deathbed to Rey-
nolds, ib. ; tribute to him by Reynolds,
73 ; his portraits of women, 75 ; his
letters to William Jackson, the musician,
ib., 76 ; his coarseness as a man, and
his refinement as an artist, ib. ; self-
reliant nature of, 76 ; his merits as
an artist, 77 ; his picture of Mrs
Sheridan, 79 ; his picture of " The
Sisters," 80 ; his landscapes, 8l ; Ruskin's
opinion of his art, ib.

Gandy, Joseph, A., gains the gold medal,
296 ; death of, 297

Garrard, George, A., 295 ; his works, 296 ;
death, ib.

Garrick, David, rescues Zoffany from
obscurity, 107 ; portrait of as Abel
Drugger, ib.

Garvey, Edmund, R.A., elected Associate,
H3> !36, 165 ; merit of his landscapes,
136 ; death of, ib.

George III., H.M. King, founder and
patron, 28 ; his interest in the Academy,
29 ; his action in the dispute between
the Council and General Assembly of
the Academy, 172-176 ; control exercised
by him over the Academy, 1 79 ; Wyatt's
statue of, 284

George IV., H.M. King, Chantrey's
statue of, 284 ; the interest taken
by him in the Academy, 310; gold
chain and medal presented by him,

"George IV. entering Holyrood House,"

Wilkie's, 255
Gibbon, Edward, writes to Sir Joshua ,

Reynolds on his resignation of the j

Presidency, 41
Gibson, Richard, 117
Gibson Gallery, the, works in, 382
Gilpin, Sawrey, R.A., 37 ; birth of, 200 ; j

becomes a pupil of Samuel Scott, ib. ; j

his pictures, ib. ; death of, ib.
"Gipsy Boy, The," E. Bird's, 274
" Gipsy Girl," Lawrence's, 309
Girtin, Thomas, his influence on J. M. W.

Turner, 216

" Giving a Bite," Mulready's, 279
Goldsmith, Oliver, appointed Professor of

Ancient History, 313
Gold Medallists, lists of, 384-392
Gower, Countess, Lawrence's portrait of,

309

Graham, John, education of Wilkie at the
school of, 251



"Granby, Marquis of." Penny's, 6 1
Green, Valentine, A.E., engravings by,

153

Guildhall, the, 88
Gwynn, John, R.A., 65, 102

HADFIELD, Maria, marriage of, 118

" Hagar and Ishmael," Benjamin West's

picture of, 176

Haileybury College, the design for, 321
Hamilton, William, R.A., on the committee

to consider the charges against Barry,

128 ; birth of, 145 ; death of, ib.
Handbook to Young Painters, Leslie's,

326
" Hannibal Swearing Enmity to the

Romans," V. Green's plate of, 153
" Happy as a King," William Collins's,

293

Haward, Francis, A.E., 154
" Hay Wain, The," Constable's, 334
Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 250
Hayman, Francis, R. A., birth of, 54 ; artistic

rank of, 54, 55 ; appointed Librarian,

55 ; death of, ib.
Hazlitt, his statement of contradictions in

Reynolds' discourses, 23
Heath, James, A.E., engravings by, 154
Heathcote, Sir Thomas, liberality of, to

William Collins, 292
"Her Majesty's First Council," Wilkie's,

254

Heroic Epistle, The, 49

Hibernian Academy, the Royal, the
founding of, 311

Hilliard, Nicholas, 3, 117; his work,
118

Hilton, William, R.A.. parentage and ait
education of, 288 ; his studies, ib. ; sub-
jects selected by, ib. ; elected Keeper,
289 ; works by, ib. ; death of, ib.

" His Satanic Majesty," Lawrence's, 310

History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds,
P.R.A., Graves' and Cronin's, 25

Hoare, Prince, \\vs> Academic Correspondence,
1 80 ; his Academic Annals, ib.

Hoare, William, R.A., 84 ; birth of, 106 ;
pictures by, ib. ; death of, ib.

Hodges, William, R.A., birth and parentage
of, 144 ; studies in Shipley's School,
ib.

Hogarth, the paintings of, 6 ; his connec-
tion with the School of Art in St
Martin's Lane, 7 ; his letter on the
project of the Dilettanti Society for
creating a public Academy, ib. ; executes
plates for the catalogue of the Society of
Artists, 10

Hogarth, Mrs, 178

Hone, Horace, A., parentage of, 161



INDEX



405



Hone, Nathaniel, R.A., 117; his quarrel
with the Council and with Angelica
Kauffman, 33-35 ; birth of, 103 ; carica-
tures by, ib. ; death of, ib.

Honorary Members of the Royal Academy,
list of, 368-369

Honorary Foreign Academicians, list of, j

359

Honorary Retired Members, list of, 363
Hoppner, John, R.A., on the committee to I

consider the charges against Barry, 128 ; j

life of, 199 ; his merits as a painter,

ib.
Howard, Henry, R.A., birth and education

of, 242 ; elected Secretary, and Professor

of Painting, ib. ; his art, 243
"Howe's Victory, Lord," De Louther-

bourg's, 135
Hudson, Thomas, Sir Joshua Reynolds

studies under, 17
Humphrey, Ozias, R.A., 117; birth of,

150; his paintings, ib. ; death of, ib.
Hunter, Dr William, elected Professor of

Anatomy, 59, 66 ; birth and early studies

of, 67 ; lectures of, ib. ; papers contributed

by him to medical journals, ib. ; his

collection, ib.

"INFANT ACADEMY," F. Haward's, 154
Instrument, The, creating the Academy,

12, 31, 58, 84, no ; text of, 345
" Irving, Washington," C. R. Leslie's

portrait of, 324
Italian Renaissance, the, Art of, 92

JACKSON, John, R.A., 250 ; parentage of,
281 ; attracts the notice of Lord Mul-
grave, 281 ; his appreciation of fine
works of the Old Masters, 282 ; number
of pictures exhibited by him, ib. ; death,
283

Jackson, William, Gainsborough's letters
addressed to, 75

"Jacob's Dream," Allston's, 301

James, George, A., first painter elected an
Associate, 155

"John Knox," Wilkie's, 254; Chalon's,
280

Johnson, Dr Samuel, writes a preface to the
Catalogue of the Society of Artists, 10 ;
monument to, in St Paul's, 43 ; Professor
of Ancient Literature, 313

Jones, George, R.A., parentage of, 320 ; the
result of his visits to foreign Schools of
Art, ib. ; pictures by him, ib. ; elected
Librarian and Keeper, ib. ; presentation
to by students, 321 ; acts as Deputy to
Sir M. A. Shee, ib. ; his resemblance to
the Duke of Wellington, ib.

Jordan's Meeting House, 186



Joseph, George Francis, A., fashionable

portrait painter, 300
"Judith pictures," Etty's, 331

KAUFFMAN, Angelica, R.A., her objection
to N. Hone's picture of the " Pictorial
Conjurer," 34 ; her claims as an artist,
91 ; birth of, 92 ; her secret marriage with
Brandt, 93 ; marries Antonio Zucchi, ib. ;
pictures executed by her in Italy, 94 ;
death and burial of, ib. ; conventionality
of her art, 95

Keepers of the Royal Academy, list of,
365

" Kemble, John, as Hamlet," Lawrence's,
310

Keppel, Commodore, 18

Kilchurn Castle, J. M. W. Turner's
drawing of, 216

"Kirkstall Abbey," J. M. W. Turner's,
230

Knapton, George, 86

" Knaresborough," J. M, W. Turner's, 217,
219

LAMBETH PALACE, Turner's drawing of,

211

" Lambton, Master," Lawrence's, 309
Landscapes of the eighteenth century, 81
Landseer, John, A.E., parentage and art
education of, 297 ; champions the admis-
sion of Engravers to full membership of
the Academy, ib. ; starts The Probe, 298;
death of, ib.

Lane, Richard James, A.E., birth and
parentage of, 339 ; appointed Litho-
grapher to the Queen, ib. ; death of,

340

Lawrence, Sir Thomas, P.R.A., on the com-
mittee to consider the charges against
Barry, 128 ; parentage of, 303 ; his versa-
tility, ib. ; appearance and precocity, 304 ;
education, 305 ; his habit of flattering,
ib. ; his introduction to Sir Joshua Rey-
nolds, ib. ; his success as a portrait
painter, 306 ; elected painter to the
Dilettanti Society, and principal painter
in ordinary to the King, ib. ; is knighted,
307 ; his industry, ib. ; historic portraits
by, ib. ; honours conferred on, 308 ;
elected President, ib. ; death and burial
of, ib. ; pall-bearers at his funeral, ib. ;
portraits by, 309; his "Sitters' Chair,"
ib. ; his portraits of exatled personages,
310 ; popularity of his election as Presi-
dent, ib.\ his benevolence, 311; his
collection of drawings and works by
Old Masters, 312

Lectures, objects of the, 59 ; not to contain
criticisms on living artists, 233



406



INDEX



Leighton, Sir Frederic (Lord Leighton), I
P.R.A., presents Sir Joshua Reynolds' i
" Sitters' Chair " to the Royal Academy, I
26

Leslie and Taylor's Life of Reynolds, 37, 326
Leslie, C. R., R.A., 280; parentage of, 322; !
birth of, 323 ; education of, ib. ; his \
portrait of George Frederick Cooke, j
324 ; art education of, ib. ; portraits by, I
ib. ; accepts the appointment of draw- |
ing master at West Point, U.S.A., 325 ; |
returns to England, ib. ; his interest in the
affairs of the Academy, ib. ; his proposals
as to the number of works to be sent '
into the Academy, ib., 326 ; various j
other proposals, ib. ; elected Professor :
of Painting, ih. ; publications by, ib. ; i
the intimate friends of, ib. ; death of, ;
ib. ; Thackeray's tribute to him, 327 ;
his sons, ib.
Leslie, Robert, 323
Librarians of the Royal Academy, list of,

366

Library of the Royal Academy, the, 382
Lindisfarne Gospels, the, 116
Little Arthur's History of England, 249
" Love pursuing a Butterfly," T. Banks's,

137
Lyric Odes to the Royal Academicians, loo

M'DOWELL, P., R.A., monument by, to

Turner, 225
Maclise, Daniel, R.A., designs the Turner

gold medal, 226

Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, design for, 102
" Maid of Saragossa," Wilkie's, 254
Major, Thomas, A.E., the first elected

Associate Engraver, 151
Marble Arch, The, Bas-reliefs on, 317
Marchant, Nathaniel, R.A., gem sculptor,

245

" Marriage of Cana," P. Veronese's, 19
" Marston Moor," A. Cooper's, 290
Martin, David, his influence on Sir Henry

Raeburn, 275
Martin, Elias, A., birth of, 156; pictures

by, ib. ; his death, ib.
Marylebone Cricket Club, the, 55
Matthew, Mr and Mrs, 207
Mengs, Raphael, 92 ; his opinion of Rey-
nolds' Discourses, 23

Meyer, Jeremiah, R.A., birth of, 103 ; pro-
poses a charitable fund for Academicians
or Associates, ib.
" Milkmaid's Song, The," 66
Milton Gallery, the, 147
Miniature Painters, 3, 116, 117
" Miss Angel," see Kauffman, Angelica
Modern Painters, the sentiments expressed
in, 216



Monuments in Westminster Abbey and St
Paul's, absurdity of many of, 237, 261

More. Hannah, Pickersgill's portrait of, 328

Morland, George, his influence on James
Ward, 257, 272, 291 ; his friendship with
G. Daws, 272 ; advice to W. Collins, 291

" Morning Greeting, The," 66

Mortimer, John Hamilton, A., birth of, 160;
art studies of, ib. ; picture of him at the
Academy, 161 ; his death, ib. ; picture
by, ib.

Moser, Geo. Michael, R.A., 8 ; his design
for the headpiece of the diploma, 31 ;
elected the first Keeper of the Royal
Academy, 51 ; his influence, ih. Rey-
nolds' eulogium of, 53 ; death and
funeral of, ib.

Moser, Mary, R.A., 51 ; only known as a
flower painter, 90 ; marriage and death
of, 91 ; letter from, to Hemy Fuseli, 107 ;
her admiration for Fuseli, 147

" Mother rescuing her Child from an
Eagle's Nest," Dawe's, 270

Mulgiave, Lord, 252, 281

Mulready, William, R.A., birth and art
education of, 277 ; his "Crypt in Kirk-
stall Abbey," ib. ; his character, 278 ; his
marriage, 279 ; death of, ib. ; art of, it>.

Munro, Mr. 213, 221

" Murder," C. R. Leslie's, 325

NATIONAL GALLERY, The, foundation of,
311 ; Wilkins's design for, 323

14 Negro and a Buffalo," Dawe's, 270

" Nelson boarding the San Josef]' James's,
320

Nelson's statue, 316

Newgate, design for, 88

Newton, Francis Milner, R.A., 8 ; elected
first Secretary of the Royal Academy, 49;
presentation to him on his retirement, 50

Nixon, James, A., one of the first students
of the Academy, 161

Nollekens, Joseph, R.A., birth and
parentage of, 119; is apprenticed to
Scheemakers, 120 ; his eminence as a
sculptor, ib. ; his marriage and life, ib. ;
death of, 121

Nollekens and his Times, J. T. Smith's,

120, 121

Northcote, James, R.A., birth of, 142 ; he
works in Reynolds' studio, 143 ; his
penuriousness, ib. ; his writings, 144

OBLIGATION, The, 44

O'Brien, Nelly, 20; Reynolds' portrait of, 75

Officers of the Royal Academy, first appoint-
ment of, 45 ; list of, 364-366

Oliver, Archer James, A., curator of the
Painting School, 298

Oliver, Isaac, 3, 117



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Oliver, Peter, 3, 117

Opie, John, R.A., birth of, 139 ; introduced
to London, 140 ; parentage of, ib. ; the
art of, 141 ; his proposal for erecting
a monument to the British Navy, ib. ; is
appointed Professor of Painting, 142 ; his
marriage, ib. ; his death, ib.

Oriental Scenery, Daniell's, 2OI, 317

Owen, William, R.A., birth and parentage
of, 239; his "Perdita," 240; his popular-
ity as a portrait painter, ib. ; his art, ib.

PAINTING, the English Art of, in the
eighteenth century, 6

Painting, Professorship of, founded, 58 ;
list of Professors, 366-367

Painting School, foundation of, 183

" Pandora crowned by the Seasons," Etty's,
330

" Parish Beadle," Wilkie's, 253

Parry, William, A., birth and parentage of,
1 60 ; art education of, ib.

Pars, William, A., birth of, 157 ; studies
of, ib. ; his connection with the Dilettanti
Society, ib. ; his works, 158

Peake, Sir Robert, 3

Penny, Edward, R,A., elected Professor of
Painting, 58 ; secedes from the Society
of Artists, 6 1 ; his birth and art educa-
tion, ib. ; works of, ib. ; his influence
amongst his fellow-artists, 62 ; his lec-
tures, ib. ; circumstances and death of, ib.

" Penny Wedding, The," Wilkie's, 254

Pensions, 178

" Perdita," William Owen's, 240

Perspective, Professorship of, founded, 58 ;
list of Professors, 368

Peters, William, R.A., birth and early
art education of, 1 30 ; is ordained, ib. ;
appointed Hon. Chaplain, ib. ; resigns,

Phillips, Thomas, R.A., his portraits of

eminent men, 243 ; art education of,

244 ; elected Professor of Painting, 245 ;

his art, ib.
" Phryne going to the Bath," J. M. W.

Turner's, 218
Picker sgill, Henry William, R.A., art

education of, 327 ; portraits by, 328 ;

elected Librarian, ib. ; death of, ib.
'Pictorial Conjurer," N. Hone's, 34, 161
Pictures and other objects of interest

belonging to the Academy, list of, 377-38 1
Picturesque Voyage to Inaia^ A ., Daniel! 's, 3 1 8
"Pitlessie Fair," Wilkie's, 251
Plate, Silver, presented by members, 381
Presidents of the Academy, list of, 364
Prince Consort, H.R.H., the, Speech at

the Annual Dinner, 1851, 340
Probe, The, 298



" Procession to Mount Calvary, The," G.
F. Joseph's, 300

Professors, the, duties of, 59 ; list of, 366-
368

" Prometheus bound to the Rock," Flax-
man's, 205

Proxy, voting by, at elections, 1 14

" QUAKER FAMILY," West's, 190

RAEBURN, Sir Henry, R.A., parentage and
education of, 275 ; influence of David
Martin on him, ib. ; elected President of
the Royal Society of Artists in Edin-
burgh, 276 ; number of portraits by him,
ib. ; is knighted, ib. ; appointed King's
Limner for Scotland, ib. ; death of, 277 ;
his art, ib.

" Raffle for the Watch," E. Bird's, 274

" Rake's Progress," Hogarth's, 229

Ramsay, Allan, 267

" Rape of Ganymede," Hilton's, 289

"Raphael and the Fornarina," Sir A. W.
Callcott's, 248

Raport, Mr, 15

Ravenet, S. F., A.E., birth of, and engrav-
ings by, 152

Raymond's History of England, S. Wale's
illustrations in, 66

Read, Miss Lucy, 303

Rebecca, Biagio, A., parentage and birth of,
158 ; decorative work by, tl. ; death of, ib.

Reinagle, Philip, R.A., 267 ; studies under
Allan Ramsay, ib. ; poverty of, 268 ;
death of, ib.

Reinagle, Ramsay Richard, R.A., fraud
committed by, 318 ; receives pecuniary
assistance, 319 ; death of, ib.

"Return of Regulus to Carthage, The,"
V. Green's plate of, 153

Reynolds, The Life of, Leslie and Taylor's,
37, 326

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, P.R.A., 8 ; on the
roll of the Society of Artists, II ; holds
aloof from the Society of Artists and the
Seceders, 12 ; first Discourse, 1 3 ; his early
drawings, 1 5 ; the first utterance by him
which has been handed down, 16 ; em-
braces the artist's profession, ib. ; begins
his life-work under Thomas Hudson,
17 ; the turning-point of his life, 1 8 ;
in Italy, 19 ; pictures first exhibited by
him after his return, ib. ; houses occupied



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