Harlow George Henry (1787 - 1819)
An English artist, portrait painter, master of historical painting. Born in London. He attended Westminster School, and then he studied under the guidance of the famous landscape painter F. de Court and also of S. Drummond and T. Lawrence. In 1804 he made his d_but at the exhibition in the Royal London Academy of Arts, where the portrait performed by the artist was highly praised by critics. He created a series of portraits of famous actors, artists and political figures of that time. In 1818 he traveled to Italy, where he performed a copy of S. RaphaelХs "Transfiguration" in life size for 18 days. For high level of skill and efficiency, he was elected an Honorary Academician of the Academy of Saint Luke in Rome. His works are presented in the Royal London Academy of Arts, the Museum of Arts of Indianapolis, in Cambridge University Museum, the Museum of Arts in Denver, the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Museum of Arts in Philadelphia, the Museum of Arts in San Francisco, the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Painters works:Auction №8 Lot №149
«Three Muses», beginning19thC
canvas, oil; 91,5х71;
Price: 8 000 – 15 000 $