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William Hodges

 (1744 - 1797)
William Hodges was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, India.  William Hodges is known for expedition artist, large-scale landscape painting, portrait sketches.

Biography   William Hodges


William Hodges RA (28 October 1744 – 6 March 1797) was an English painter. He was a member of James Cook's second voyage to the Pacific Ocean, and is best known for the sketches and paintings of locations he visited on that voyage, including Table Bay, Tahiti, Easter Island, and the Antarctic.

Hodges was born on 28 October 1744 in London. He studied under William Shipley, and afterwards in the studio of Richard Wilson, where he met Thomas Jones.

During his early career, he made a living by painting theatrical scenery.

Between 1772 and 1775 Hodges accompanied James Cook to the Pacific as the expedition's artist. Many of his sketches and wash paintings were adapted as engravings in the original published edition of Cook's   ...  Displaying 750 of 2904 characters.

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A camp of a thousand men formed by Augustus Cleveland three miles from Bhagalpur, with his mansion in the distance
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