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Pine, Robert Edge George Washington oil painting


George Washington
Painting ID::  19888
Pine, Robert Edge
George Washington
1785 Oil on canvas Warner Collection.

   
   
     

Pine, Robert Edge Charles and John Vaugh oil painting


Charles and John Vaugh
Painting ID::  19889
Pine, Robert Edge
Charles and John Vaugh
1785-88 Oil on canvas Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA.

   
   
     

Pine, Robert Edge Portrait of Catharine Macaulay oil painting


Portrait of Catharine Macaulay
Painting ID::  81137
Pine, Robert Edge
Portrait of Catharine Macaulay
. 1775(1775) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 137 x 105 cm (53.9 x 41.3 in) cyf

   
   
     

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     Pine, Robert Edge
     American, 1720-88 English painter, active also in America. His father, John Pine (1691-1756), was a well-known engraver and printseller of whom William Hogarth painted a portrait (c. 1755; Fredericton, NB, Beaverbrook A.G.). Robert Edge Pine was initially considered to have the potential to rival Joshua Reynolds as a portrait painter, a promise derived from such works as the full-length portrait of George II (1759; Audley End, Essex), painted without a sitting being granted him by the King. In 1760 he won a premium at the Society of Arts, London, for a history painting, the Surrender of Calais to Edward III, also known as the Burghers of Calais (untraced), which was engraved in 1762 by Fran?ois Germain Aliamet (1734-88), and another in 1763 for Canute the Great Reproving his Courtiers for their Impious Flattery (untraced), also engraved by Aliamet. Pine was not invited to become a founder-member of the Royal Academy in 1768, probably because of his radical politics; that year he painted a portrait of the political agitator John Wilkes (London, Westminster Hall). In 1772 he left the Society of Arts following a quarrel over its choice of directors; he moved to Bath, where he joined his brother, Simon Pine (d Aug 1772), a painter of miniatures. Their sister was married to the landscape painter Alexander Cozens. While at Bath Pine painted his most ambitious family group,

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