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Artists who influenced Richard Wilson
Richard Wilson was a Welsh landscape painter and one of the founder members in 1768 of the Royal Academy. Wilson has been described as the most distinguished painter Wales has ever produced and the first to appreciate the aesthetic possibilities of his country. He is considered the father of British landscape painting. The son of a clergyman, Wilson was born in Penegoes, Montgomeryshire. The famil ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by Richard Wilson

Claude Lorrain

View Near Wynnstay
(Yale Center for British Art)

Rome from Villa Madama
(Yale Center for British Art)

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Joseph Vernet

Lake Avernus
(Worcester Art Museum)

Dinas Bran from Llangollen
(Yale Center for British Art)

John Constable

Nicolas Poussin

Apollo Destroying Children of Niobe
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Wilton House from Southeast
(Yale Center for British Art)

Joseph Wright of Derby

Francesco Zuccarelli

Apollo and Seasons
(Fitzwilliam Museum)

Arno River
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Thomas Girtin