Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Family Group 1770c.

William Hoare of Bath 

Family Group, William Hoare of Bath
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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