(1720 - 1782)
Thomas Patch was active/lived in United Kingdom. Thomas Patch is known for painting.
Biography Thomas Patch
Thomas Patch was born in Exeter, then traveled to Rome in 1747, where he met
Joshua Reynolds and worked in the studio of the French landscape painter
Claude-Joseph Vernet. Expelled from the Papal States in 1755, probably
on grounds of ‘moral turpitude’ (E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in oils and crayons,
Woodbridge, 1981, p. 69), he settled in Florence establishing a
successful painting practice helped by his friendship with Sir Horace
Mann, the British Envoy to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, which gave him
introductions to the touring British milordi. The latter were a
key source of patronage and it was principally for this group that Patch
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