Herbert Pugh was active/lived in United Kingdom. Herbert Pugh is known for paintings.
Biography Herbert Pugh
in Ireland, Pugh moved to London, settling in Covent Garden. He
exhibited at the Society of Artists between 1760 and 1776 where his work
was admired by no less than the great connoisseur Horace Walpole. He
painted low-life, caricatured genre subjects rather in the manner of
Hogarth and also landscapes seemingly influenced by the later period of
George Barret, although the influence of Richard Wilson, his neighbour
in Covent has also been detected in his work. Pugh's landscapes were
praised by Colonel Grant, the great chronicler of the subject, who
described him as 'very nearly a great artist'. Within the landscape
tradition, Pugh specialized in the genre popularization by Dutch artists
such as Aelbert Cuyp who was
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