The Arts Society Event

Linda Smith: Hogarth and Reynolds: The Shapers of 18th Century British Art

Fri 12 Oct
10:30 - 13:00 (two 1 hour talks)
The Guildhall

£18 (includes morning coffee)


Two painters with very different styles and ambitions helped change the look of 18th century British art.

Linda Smith, Arts Society lecturer, guides us through their lives and works showing how Hogarth rose from humble copper-plate engraver to successful painter, and explains Reynolds’ meteoric rise to become the first President of the Royal Academy.