(1769 - 1851)
Thomas Hope was active/lived in England, Netherlands. Thomas Hope is known for classical figure drawing, painting, furniture design, writing.
Biography Thomas Hope
The following text is an exhibition review from The New York Times, Art and Design section, July 18, 2008.
Antiques: Little-Known Arbiter of Regency Taste Was a Man of the World
By WENDY MOONAN
The name Thomas Hope may not be familiar, but his furniture designs are: American craftsmen have been reinterpreting Hope prototypes — in the neoclassical style known as English Regency — for 200 years. His life and work are examined in an exhibition that opened this week at the Bard Graduate Center in Manhattan.
Thomas Hope (1769-1831), a wealthy Dutchman of Scottish descent, grew up in Amsterdam. During the French Revolution his family, which owned a bank, moved to London to avoid the French occupation
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