London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
Sir Thomas Lawrence
This is the site of the house to which the tablet below was fixed until it was demolished in 1910
Location. 51° 31.292′ N, 0° 7.436′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Southampton Row and Russell Square, on the right when traveling north on Southampton Row. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 156 Southampton Row, London Borough of Camden, England WC1B 5AR, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sir John Barbirolli C.H. (about 90 meters away); The Queens Larder (about 120 meters away); Friend at Hand (about 150 meters away); Roger Fry (about 180 meters away); Sir Hans Sloane (about 210 meters away); Sir George Williams (about 210 meters away); Sir James Matthew Barrie (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
Also see . . .
1. Sir Thomas Lawrence (The National Gallery). Lawrence was the leading (Submitted on October 27, 2017.)
2. Thomas Lawrence (Encyclopedia Britannica). After the death of Reynolds, Lawrence was the leading English portrait painter. His works exhibit a fluid touch, rich colour, and great ability to realize textures. He presented his sitters in a dramatic, sometimes theatrical, manner that produced Romantic portraiture of a high order. After the death of John Hoppner in 1810 he was patronized by the Prince Regent, who knighted him in 1815 and sent him in 1818 to the political congresses of Aix-la-Chapelle and Vienna, where he painted 24 large full-length portraits of the military leaders and heads of state of the Holy Alliance. Executed with verve and elegance, these works now hang together in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle—a unique historical document of the period. By these works Lawrence was recognized as the foremost portrait painter of Europe. On his return to England in 1820 he was elected (Submitted on October 27, 2017.)
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