(1750 - 1805)
Daniel Gardner was active/lived in England, United Kingdom. Daniel Gardner is known for portrait painting.
Biography Daniel Gardner
Kendal 1745 – 1805 London
Daniel Gardner was a portrait painter whose style especially evokes the glamour and ‘sensibility’ of the 1770s and 80s. He invented a technique of combining oil, gouache and pastel on paper laid on canvas, which gives sparkle and texture to his small-scale full-lengths of high-society sitters.
Gardner was born in Kendal, Westmorland, the only son of a master baker. His mother was the daughter of Alderman Redman, a business associate of George Romney’s father. A keen amateur watercolourist, Mrs Gardner gave early encouragement to the career of George Romney, who in turn taught Daniel to draw. Gardner went to London in 1767 and in 1770 entered the Royal Academy Schools, where he studied with GB Cipriani
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