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 acquired by the Institute in early 2009. There is another version that is attributed to the artist in a British collection.

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Name:John Philip Simpson
Dates:1782 - 1847
This artist has 12 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
National Portrait Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)3 artworks
Brighton and Hove Museums & Art Galleries(United Kingdom)2 artworks
National Maritime Museum - London(United Kingdom - Greenwich)2 artworks
Tate Britain - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Wellington Collection at Apsley House (English Heritage) - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Art Institute of Chicago(United States - Chicago)1 artworks
Tatton Park - National Trust(United Kingdom - Knutsford)1 artworks
Scottish National Portrait Gallery - National Galleries of Scotland(United Kingdom - Edinburgh)1 artworks

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Creative works made by this person are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN (not copyrighted).

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

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