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GEORGE CARTER (1737-1794)

1737 to 1794, England

A portrait of Sir Patrick Blake MP standing by his hunter in a landscape

Oil on canvas

signed and dated 1773

28.00 x 36.00 inch    71.12 x 91.44 cm


George Carter was baptised in Colchester on 10 April, 1737. His first career was as a shop assistant but is reported to have been an awful salesman and soon turned to painting in order to earn his living. After many years of operating as a self-taught artist, Carter formally entered the Royal Academy schools in 1770.

He exhibited with the Society of Artists of Great Britain from ...
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