(1747 - 1821)
Joseph Farington was active/lived in United Kingdom. Joseph Farington is known for Landscape painting.
Biography Joseph Farington
Born at Leigh, Lancashire, Joseph Farington was the elder brother of the
historical painter George Farington. Joseph was a pupil of Richard
Wilson, and from 1778 to 1813 he exhibited constantly at the Royal
Academy. He was elected an Associate in 1783, and an Academician in
1785. He was also a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists.
painted many landscapes of Cumberland and Westmorland. He made a tour of
Scotland and left a diary, which was edited by James Greig in 1923, and
in Volume I of which this dinner-party list is noted: 'July 20 (1792) -
At dinner there came Mr Hamilton Captain Gordon Captain Patrick Millar
Mr Burns the Scottish Poet, at present an Exciseman in Dumfries,
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