John I Smart

(1741 - 1811)
John Smart is often regarded as the most skilled painter of portrait miniatures at the height of the art form's popularity in late-eighteenth-century Britain. While the free style and white and blue color palette of his rival Richard Cosway (1742-1821) conjured up the glamour of fashionable society, Smart's attention to minute detail, saturated col...
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