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ID: 500006289
 
Record Type: Person
Hamilton, William (English illustrator, 1751-1801)

Note: He was the son of one of Robert Adam's assistants. He is probably most noted for his work related to the theater, particularly Shakespearean theater (e.g. 23 large paintings he did for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery). He was also an accomplished draftsman and illustrator, illustrating many books of poetry. British glass painter.

Names:
Hamilton, William (preferred,V,index)
William Hamilton (V,display)
William Hamilton, R. A. (V)  ....  made a Royal Academician in 1789
Hamilton, William, II (V)
Hamilton, William ii (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator
draftsman
portraitist
glass painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Chelsea (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (neighborhood)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Bell, Maria  
................  (British painter and sculptor, active from 1783, died 1825) [500013801]
student of ....  Zucchi, Antonio  
..................  (Italian painter and printmaker, 1726-1796) [500021408]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hamilton, William (I)

Biographies:
(English illustrator, 1751-1801) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English painter, 1751-1801) ..... [Grove Art]
(British glass painter, 1750-1801) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1751-1801) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1751-1801) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1751-1801) ..... [WCP]
(British painter, 1750/1751-1801) ..... [PROV]
(British, 1751-1801) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1751-1801) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Hamilton, William ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 November 2005
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Hamilton, William, II ........ [VP]
............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 November 2005
Hamilton, William ii ........ [Grove Art]
........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
William Hamilton ........ [PROV]
..................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
William Hamilton, R. A. ........ [PROV]
..............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Country Life 196/6 (2002) 64
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Dictionary of National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 1 November 2005
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Aug 2002
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Country Life 196/6 (2002) 64
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 15 Aug 2002
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