Solomon Alexander Hart, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting
Born: April 1806 in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Died: 11 June 1881
Nationality: British
Royal Academy student from: 15 August 1823 to:
Elected A.R.A: 02 Nov 1835
Elected R.A: 10 Feb 1840
Librarian From: 1864-1881
Professor of Painting 1854-1863
Biography
There is no date available for the official ending of his Professorship, the post was declared vacant in Council on 26 March 1863.
 
Works of Art: 109
Books: 2
Archives: 29
Works by

Watercolour study of Saint Barbara...   
Watercolour study of Saint Barbara...
Probably 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Monks at the Vatican, Rome   
Monks at the Vatican, Rome
March 29th 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of stone and brickwork...   
Study of stone and brickwork...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketches of cavaliers   
Sketches of cavaliers
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Figures copied from medieval French...   
Figures copied from medieval French...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Watercolour study after Titian's 'The...   
Watercolour study after Titian's 'The...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Man looking through a telescope   
Man looking through a telescope
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Three seated men at Catdown,...   
Three seated men at Catdown,...
August 1830
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of an interior with...   
Study of an interior with...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketch of the nave of...   
Sketch of the nave of...
1830
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketch of a portico at...   
Sketch of a portico at...
August 1830
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Half-length drawing of a man...   
Half-length drawing of a man...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Sketch of a man in...   
Sketch of a man in...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Two women in Elizabethan costume   
Two women in Elizabethan costume
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketch of a male head   
Sketch of a male head
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Half-length female figure in classical...   
Half-length female figure in classical...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Four sketches of the head...   
Four sketches of the head...
March 6th 1857
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketches of two heads   
Sketches of two heads
Probably 1857
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Two portrait sketches of Moses...   
Two portrait sketches of Moses...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Man sitting on the pavement...   
Man sitting on the pavement...
June 26th 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketches of a woman seen...   
Sketches of a woman seen...
Possibly 1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Head and shoulders of a...   
Head and shoulders of a...
Possibly 1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Standing woman holding a handkerchief   
Standing woman holding a handkerchief
1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Head and shoulders of a...   
Head and shoulders of a...
Possibly 1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Drawing of figures in medieval...   
Drawing of figures in medieval...
c. 1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Drawing of soldiers and clergymen,...   
Drawing of soldiers and clergymen,...
c. 1835
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of stone and brickwork...   
Study of stone and brickwork...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Standing male figure, possibly an...   
Standing male figure, possibly an...
1836
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of a woman's head   
Study of a woman's head
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of an arm   
Study of an arm
1839
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Sheet of drawings after Tudor...   
Sheet of drawings after Tudor...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Sketch after Holbein's portrait of...   
Sketch after Holbein's portrait of...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Watercolour study of the figure...   
Watercolour study of the figure...
February 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Figures from Raphael's 'School of...   
Figures from Raphael's 'School of...
Probably 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Watercolour study of the figure...   
Watercolour study of the figure...
Probably 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Watercolour study after Titian's 'Entombment'   
Watercolour study after Titian's 'Entombment'
1845
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Standing woman in a pink...   
Standing woman in a pink...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior of St. Alban's Cathedral   
Interior of St. Alban's Cathedral
August 1831
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior view of St. Alban's...   
Interior view of St. Alban's...
August 1831
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Two figures seated at a...   
Two figures seated at a...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

A fireplace in an interior...   
A fireplace in an interior...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of a carved wooden...   
Study of a carved wooden...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Details of capitals   
Details of capitals
1831
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle   
Fitzalan Chapel, Arundel Castle
September 1850
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Windsor Castle   
Windsor Castle
1841
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Facade of a building viewed...   
Facade of a building viewed...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Bell-tower of Woodcote Church, Oxfordshire   
Bell-tower of Woodcote Church, Oxfordshire
April 20th 1846
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Tracing of the Round Tower,...   
Tracing of the Round Tower,...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

A view of Windsor Castle   
A view of Windsor Castle
1838
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

The Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital,...   
The Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital,...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

The turrets of the White...   
The turrets of the White...
1839
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of a gateway with...   
Study of a gateway with...
April 25th 1844
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Cellar interior at Mayfield, Sussex   
Cellar interior at Mayfield, Sussex
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Staircase in an interior at...   
Staircase in an interior at...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Two male figures in an...   
Two male figures in an...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Exterior of an old house...   
Exterior of an old house...
September 16th 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Section of the walls, ...   
Section of the walls, ...
July 1854
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Fireplace in an interior ...   
Fireplace in an interior ...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Staircase with a handrail at...   
Staircase with a handrail at...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Stone staircase at Mayfield, Sussex   
Stone staircase at Mayfield, Sussex
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

An open wooden door with...   
An open wooden door with...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior view of two open...   
Interior view of two open...
September 1849
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Facade of a building in...   
Facade of a building in...
May 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Ornamental details on the facade...   
Ornamental details on the facade...
June 2nd 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior of a medieval study   
Interior of a medieval study
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior at Tidmarsh, Berkshire   
Interior at Tidmarsh, Berkshire
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Exterior view of a cottage...   
Exterior view of a cottage...
August 7th 1844
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

The roof of Edenbridge Church,...   
The roof of Edenbridge Church,...
August 7th 1844
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior of a larder   
Interior of a larder
May 1841
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

The Vestry at St. Alban's   
The Vestry at St. Alban's
August 1831
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

View at Windsor Castle   
View at Windsor Castle
1841
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of a window casement   
Study of a window casement
February 28th 1852
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Interior of the Dean's House,...   
Interior of the Dean's House,...
June 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

An old house in Fore...   
An old house in Fore...
May 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

A medieval house in the...   
A medieval house in the...
June 11th 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study of the ceiling in...   
Study of the ceiling in...
June 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

A room in St. John's...   
A room in St. John's...
June 4th 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

West End of St. Alban's...   
West End of St. Alban's...
August 1831
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Carved stone fireplace at Wells   
Carved stone fireplace at Wells
14th June 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Chimney Piece at the Precentor's...   
Chimney Piece at the Precentor's...
May 1833
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Studies of the interior of...   
Studies of the interior of...
August 1830
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Interior of Plymouth Synagogue   
Interior of Plymouth Synagogue
August 1830
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

The Persian and Cumean Sibyls...   
The Persian and Cumean Sibyls...
25 February 1842
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

An inscription with an illustration...   
An inscription with an illustration...
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
 

Letter illustrated with a drawing...   
Letter illustrated with a drawing...
July 31st 1845
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Study for 'Manasseh ben Israel...   
Study for 'Manasseh ben Israel...
by 1873
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

A recollection of Sir Thomas...   
A recollection of Sir Thomas...
ca. 1828
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

An Early Reading of Shakespeare   
An Early Reading of Shakespeare
1838
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Self-portrait of Solomon Alexander Hart,...   
Self-portrait of Solomon Alexander Hart,...
ca. 1860
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
Works after

Prince John, Isaac and Rebecca...   
Prince John, Isaac and Rebecca...
1836
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Scott in Melrose Abbey   
Scott in Melrose Abbey
Solomon Alexander Hart
  
Works associated with

Head of St. Peter (?)   
Head of St. Peter (?)
Solomon Alexander Hart
  

Solomon Alexander Hart R.A.   
Solomon Alexander Hart R.A.
before 1876
John & Charles Watkins
  

Solomon Hart, R.A.   
Solomon Hart, R.A.
ca.1857-1876
John & Charles Watkins
  

Study for 'Reading the News'   
Study for 'Reading the News'
c. 1821
David Wilkie
  

A man leaning on the...   
A man leaning on the...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Two men and a child...   
Two men and a child...
ca. 1818-22
David Wilkie
  
 

Study of a man with...   
Study of a man with...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

A standing woman   
A standing woman
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Cotter's Saturday...   
Study for 'The Cotter's Saturday...
ca. 1837
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Pedlar'   
Study for 'The Pedlar'
by 1817
David Wilkie
  

Boys playing by a fountain   
Boys playing by a fountain
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Study for a version of...   
Study for a version of...
ca. 1821
David Wilkie
  
 

Guess My Name   
Guess My Name
ca. 1821
David Wilkie
  

Study of figures in an...   
Study of figures in an...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

A Christening   
A Christening
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Man carrying a barrel   
Man carrying a barrel
probably ca. 1818
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Penny Wedding'   
Study for 'The Penny Wedding'
ca. 1818
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Breakfast'   
Study for 'The Breakfast'
ca. 1817
David Wilkie
  
 

Royal Academy of Arts (London). Library   A Catalogue Of Books In The Library Of The Royal Academy Of Arts, London. - London: 1877.   
07/2942   
Vasari, Giorgio   Ragionamenti Del Sig. Cavaliere Giorgio Vasari Pittore Et Architetto Aretino. Sopra le invenzioni da lui dipinte in Firenze nel Palazzo di loro Altezze Serenissime. Con lo Illustriss. & Eccellentiss. Signor Don Francesco Medici allora Principe Di Firenze. Insieme con la invenzione della Pittura da lui cominciata nella Cupola. Con due Tavole, una delle cose piu notabili, & l'altra delli huomini Illustri, che sono ritratti e nominati in quest'opera. - In Firenze. [1588]   
06/1886   
MIS/HA    Letters by Solomon Alexander Hart, R.A. to William Smith    1850-1876    Fonds   
AND/26/407    Ticket of admission to an Academy lecture    14 Feb 1856    Item   
AND/26/406    Ticket of admission to an Academy lecture    1851-52    Item   
AND/26/298    Invitation to attend the funeral of David Roberts    29 Nov 1864    Item   
AND/26/263    S.A. Hart, 36 Fitzroy Sq., to Anderdon    2 Mar 1862    Item   
AND/26/245    Printed circular, committee for a memorial to William Dyce, Streatham, to S.A. Hart, Royal Academy    21 Mar 1864    Item   
AND/26/151    George C. Stanfield, 6 Belgrave Park Road, to S.A. Hart    19 May 1868    Item   
AND/26/135    W.P. Frith, to J.H. Anderdon    11 Jun 1860    Item   
AND/26/14    Memorandum of the Graphic Society    1848    Item   
AND/25/293    S.A. Hart, to Anderdon    8 Mar 1859    Item   
AND/25/1    Ephemera and bookplate    [c.1840-1870]    Item   
AND/22/298    Newspaper cuttings    [1836]    Item   
AND/21/128    S.A. Hart, the Athenaeum, to Anderdon    23 Jul 1852    Item   
AND/21/29    Archibald Keightley, Charterhouse, to S.A. Hart    23 Mar 1870    Item   
AND/19/253    Anderdon's notes on S.A. Hart    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/15/58    Anderdon's biographical notes on Charles Towne    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/14/80    Engraved calendar for the meetings of the Royal Academy Club    1810    Item   
AND/13/23    Anderdon's biographical notes on William Mulready    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/8/243    Anderdon's biographical notes on Robert Cleverly    [c.1870]    Item   
JU/14/71    S. A. Hart, Atheneum, to A. D. Cooper Esq    31 Jul 1845    Item   
JU/14/69    S. A. Hart, 31 Gerrard Street, Soho Square [to the secretary of the Royal Academy]    [1830]    Item   
JU/14/67    S. A. Hart, 36 Fitzroy Square, to [Edward Basil] Jupp    28 Jul 1875    Item   
AND/6/174    [copy] Autobiography of James Northcote    [c.1794]    Item   
GRI/6/8    S.A. Hart, 36 Fitzroy Square, to George Richmond    15 Feb 1870    Item   
GRI/3/576    MT, Milton, to George Richmond    19 [Jun 1881]    Item   
GRI/3/564    S.A. Hart, Royal Academy of Arts, to George Richmond    10 Jan 1881    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/66    Correspondence from Solomon Alexander Hart, RA    1874-1881    Sub-series   
RAA/SEC/2/63    Correspondence from Solomon Alexander Hart, RA    1841-1852    Sub-series   
236/44/8    W.P. Frith, Hampton Court, to T. Miller    23 Apr 1854    Item