Revd Matthew William Peters, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting
Born: 1742 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
Died: 20 March 1814
Nationality: British
Elected A.R.A: 27 Aug 1771
Elected R.A: 11 Feb 1777
Resigned: 01 Nov 1790
He resigned from the Royal Academy to `relinquish his art as a profession and take up a clerical career' (Manners, op. cit., p.25).
Works of Art: 3
Books: 3
Archives: 16
Works by

Matthew William Peters
Works after

Portrait of Anne Brown as...   
Portrait of Anne Brown as...
13 December 1777
Matthew William Peters

Self portrait   
Self portrait
1 November 1794
Matthew William Peters

Manners, Victoria   Matthew William Peters, R.A. : his life and work / by Lady Victoria Manners ; with a catalogue of his paintings and engravings after his works. - London : 1913.   
Shakespeare, William   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare Revised By George Steevens. Vol. I. (- IX.) - London: - [1802]   
A Collection Of Prints, From Pictures Painted For The Purpose Of Illustrating The Dramatic Works Of Shakspeare, By The Artists Of Great-Britain. Volume I. (II.)   - London [1803]   
AND/9/160    Title page to the 1796 Academy catalogue    1796    Item   
AND/8/175    [copy] Receipt    29 Apr 1793    Item   
AND/8/169    Anderdon's list of Academy exhibitors in 1793    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/7/177    Anderdon's biographical notes on Revd William Peters    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/6/172    [copy] Title page of the 1787 Academy exhibition    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/6/167    Newspaper cuttings    [1787]    Item   
AND/6/10    Extract from Peter Pindar on the Royal Academy    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/5/26    'Ode to Painting', by G.M. Berkley, a cutting from 'The World'    [1787]    Item   
AND/5/23    Extracts from Peter Pindar relative to Revd William Peters    [c.1870]    Item   
HU/2/89    [draft], Ozias Humphry, Newman Street, to Lady Mulgrave    16 Oct 1779    Item   
AND/3/51    Anderdon's biographical notes on Revd Matthew William Peters, R.A.    [1870]    Item   
AND/2/126    [copy] Receipt    26 Jun 1786    Item   
SA/36/41    Mathew William Peters, Welbeck Street, to J. Kirby    06 Jun 1769    Item   
AND/14/159    [copy] Wm. Peters, Brasted Place, Sevenoaks, to John Taylor, Sun Newspaper Office, The Strand    [15 Oct 1811]    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/39/2    J. Gardner, Battersea, to the President and Council    01 Mar 1790    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/39/1    J. Gardner, Battersea, to the President and Council    01 Apr 1789    Item