John Philip Simpson
(English, 1782 - 1847)
A little known British artist who painted mainly society portraits and was an assistant to Sir Thomas Lawrence. His most powerful composition is ’The Captive Slave’ that now hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago. This work had not been publicly exhibited for over 180 years and was acquired by the Institute in early 2009. There is another version that is attributed to the artist in a British collection.
Name:John Philip Simpson
Dates:1782 - 1847
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Top owners of works by this artist
National Portrait Gallery - London3 artworks
National Maritime Museum - London2 artworks
Brighton and Hove Museum & Art Gallery2 artworks
Wellington Museum - London1 artworks
Art Institute of Chicago1 artworks
Tate Britain - London1 artworks
National Trust - UK1 artworks
Scottish National Portrait Gallery1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1847).