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Artists who influenced John Smibert
Raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, he worked first as a coach painter in London and then as a copyist. He learned to draw through that experience and at Sir James Thornhill's Academy. In 1719, he went to Italy and studied by copying the Old Masters, especially Titian and Raphael. He became a moderately successful portrait painter in London. Hired by the Bishop of Cloyne to teach fine arts to India ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by John Smibert

Peter Rubens

Benjamin Colman
(New Britain Museum of American Art)

Cardinal Bentivoglio Guido
(Fogg Museum)

John Singleton Copley

Anthony van Dyck

Abigail Phillips
(Smith College Museum of Art)

Dean Berkely and Entourage
(Yale University Art Gallery)

Joseph Blackburn


Daniel, Peter, and Andrew Oliver
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Judge Charles Chambers
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Joseph Badger


John Turner
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Mrs. Tyng
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Charles Willson Peale