18th century english art


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No. 76:

Michelmersh Court, Hampshire, England. 

Built in the late 18th century. 

It was the home of the broadcaster David Frost and was recently for sale.  


4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 38: Biddesden House

Built Circa 1711

(Although the majority of the photographs are older black and white ones, the house remains in excellent lived in condition). 


This is just a friendly reminder that Sir Joshua Reynolds totally rocked the colour red.

From top:

  • “George, 2nd Earl Harcourt, his wife Elizabeth, and brother William”, 1780
  • “Portrait of Elizabeth Johnson”, ca. 1780
  • “Sir David Lindsay, 4th Bart of Evelick”, 1759
  • “Self-portrait”, 1772-73
  • “Lady Worsley”, 1776
  • “Stephen Croft, Junior”, 1760
  • “Colonel George K. H. Coussmaker, Grenadier Guards”, ca. 1770-80
  • “Portrait of Lord Robert Spencer”, 1769
  • “John Parker and his sister Theresa”, 1779
  • “Portrait of Sir Abraham Hume”, 1783