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Herbert Pugh

 (- 1788)
Herbert Pugh was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Herbert Pugh is known for paintings.

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Born 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 neighbor 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 artist   ...  Displaying 750 of 1568 characters.

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