Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Family Group 1770c.

William Hoare of Bath 

Family Group, William Hoare of Bath
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Oil on canvas
18th Century
 
Like his contemporary Thomas Gainsborough, William Hoare was master of an easy domesticity, the instant suggestion of the good-natured and amiable middle class family that was the core of the mid-eighteenth century's burgeoning respectability.
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