Richard Wilson Biography

Painter(1714–1782)
Richard Wilson is one of Britain's earliest landscape painters and is best known for the picturesque effects and serenity in his pieces.

Synopsis

Richard Wilson is considered one of Britain's earliest landscape painters and is best known for the picturesque effects and serenity in his pieces. Influenced by painters Nicolas Poussin, Salvator Rosa and Claude Lorrain, Wilson focused on Italian landscapes for most of his work but later in life turned to depicting his own country, Wales.

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