Sir Robert Strange

Born: 1721
Died: 1792
Biography
Engraver; writer; collector. Studied in Edinburgh and Rouen; active in Paris (1749), London (1750 onwards) and Rome (1760-5). Wrote on establishing the Royal Academy of Arts. Sold his prints from his house 'at the Golden Head in Henrietta Street, Covent Garden' from 1754 to 1762. Knighted in 1787.
 
Works of Art: 3
Books: 5
Archives: 3
Works by

The Three Eldest Children of...   
The Three Eldest Children of...
1758
Robert Strange
  

Belisarius   
Belisarius
1757
Robert Strange
  
Works associated with

The Apotheosis of Prince Alfred...   
The Apotheosis of Prince Alfred...
Benjamin West
  

Strange, Robert   A Collection Of Historical Prints, Engraved From Pictures Of The Most Celebrated Painters, Of The Roman, Florentine, Lombard, Venetian, And Other Schools: With Descriptive Remarks On The Same; By Sir Robert Strange; Member of the Royal Academy of Painting at Paris; of the Academies of Rome, Florence, and Bologna; and Professor of the Royal Academy at Parma. - [London: 1792 or later.]   
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Strange, Robert   An Inquiry Into The Rise and Establishment Of The Royal Academy of Arts. To Which Is Prefixed, A Letter to the Earl of Bute. By Robert Strange, Member of the Royal Academy of Painting at Paris, of the Academies of Rome, Florence, Bologna; Professor of the Royal Academy at Parma, &c. - London: [1775]   
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Strange, Robert   A Descriptive Catalogue Of A Collection of Pictures, Selected From The Roman, Florentine, Lombard, Venetian, Neapolitan, Flemish, French And Spanish Schools. To which are added, Remarks on the principal Painters and their Works. With A Catalogue of Thirty-two Drawings, from capital Paintings of great Masters. Collected and drawn, during a Journey of several Years in Italy, By Robert Strange, Member of the Royal Academy of Painting at Paris; of the Academies of Rome, Florence, Bologna; Professor of the Royal Academy of Parma, and a Director of the Royal Society of Artists of Great-Britain. - London: [1769]   
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Dennistoun, James, of Dennistoun   Memoirs Of Sir Robert Strange, Knt., Engraver, Member Of Several Foreign Academies Of Design; And Of His Brother-In-Law Andrew Lumisden, Private Secretary To The Stuart Princes, And Author Of "The Antiquities Of Rome." By James Dennistoun Of Dennistoun. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) - London: 1855.   
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Stuart, James   The · Antiquities · Of Athens · Measured · And · Delineated By · James · Stuart · F.R.S. And F.S.A. And · Nicholas · Revett · Painters · And · Architects. Volume · The · First · (-Third.) - London [1762 (1787) (1794)]   
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MIS/HA/9    Solomon Hart, Athenaeum Club, to William Smith    6 Apr 1873    Item   
HU/1/23    Memoir of Ozias Humphry, his journey to India    [c.1800]    Item   
SA/35/23    Receipted order from the Vice President, Richard Paton to the Treasurer, George Stubbs to pay £21 to Robert Strange    17 Jun 1769    Item