Benjamin Robert Haydon

Born: 1786
Died: 1846
Biography
History painter, draughtsman, teacher, writer and diarist, in London. Studied at the Royal Academy, under Fuseli; exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1807, 1809, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1842, 1843 and 1845.
 
Works of Art: 137
Books: 12
Archives: 32
Works by

Title sheet for Benjamin Robert...   
Title sheet for Benjamin Robert...
1841
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Studies for 'Christ's Entry into...   
Studies for 'Christ's Entry into...
between 1812 - 1820
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing showing a lateral...   
Anatomical drawing showing a lateral...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
5 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
27 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Musculature and bones of the...   
Musculature and bones of the...
28 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Sheet with anatomical drawings of...   
Sheet with anatomical drawings of...
28 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the left...   
Anatomical drawing of the left...
30 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Musculature, bones and blood vessels...   
Musculature, bones and blood vessels...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing showing the muscles...   
Anatomical drawing showing the muscles...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

An arm and hand clasping...   
An arm and hand clasping...
4 July 1805 and 5 July 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Two anatomical drawings of the...   
Two anatomical drawings of the...
5 July 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
7 July 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawings of the lower...   
Anatomical drawings of the lower...
7 July 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of six anatomical...   
A sheet of six anatomical...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
March 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
29 May 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of various anatomical...   
A sheet of various anatomical...
probably December 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Anatomical drawing of the skull...   
Anatomical drawing of the skull...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the back...   
Anatomical drawing of the back...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the muscles...   
Anatomical drawing of the muscles...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Upper torso, neck and arms...   
Upper torso, neck and arms...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of an outstretched...   
Anatomical drawing of an outstretched...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Anatomical drawing of an outstretched...   
Anatomical drawing of an outstretched...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones...
31 May 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of studies of...   
A sheet of studies of...
3 December 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Sheet of anatomical drawings of...   
Sheet of anatomical drawings of...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
8 December 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the muscles...   
Anatomical drawing of the muscles...
December 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

A sheet of anatomical studies...   
A sheet of anatomical studies...
9 December [probably 1805]
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones,...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones,...
3 July 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
December 1803 (?)
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
8 December 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Studies of the skull of...   
Studies of the skull of...
ca. 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

A human skull viewed from...   
A human skull viewed from...
ca. 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Studies of the skulls of...   
Studies of the skulls of...
ca. 1805-1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Skull of 'a black with...   
Skull of 'a black with...
25 February 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the bones,...   
Anatomical drawing of the bones,...
1 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Skull of an Ancient Roman   
Skull of an Ancient Roman
February 21st 1806 (or 4 - not clear)
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A human skull   
A human skull
ca. 1805 or 6
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Study of a skull with...   
Study of a skull with...
ca. 1805 - 6
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A human skull   
A human skull
ca. 1805-6
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical study of the lower...   
Anatomical study of the lower...
ca. 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of anatomical drawings...   
A sheet of anatomical drawings...
1 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Human skeleton seen from the...   
Human skeleton seen from the...
ca.1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of a cadaver   
Anatomical drawing of a cadaver
ca. late 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Torso of a sculpture or...   
Torso of a sculpture or...
ca.1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A cadaver propped up on...   
A cadaver propped up on...
late 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A cadaver with muscles exposed,...   
A cadaver with muscles exposed,...
late 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the head,...   
Anatomical drawing of the head,...
probably late 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawings of the throat...   
Anatomical drawings of the throat...
late 1805-06
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of the lower...   
Anatomical drawing of the lower...
3 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Anatomical study of a horse's...   
Anatomical study of a horse's...
2 July 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of a horse's...   
Anatomical drawing of a horse's...
22 July 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A human skeleton   
A human skeleton
ca.1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A standing male nude, viewed...   
A standing male nude, viewed...
unknown
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Sheet of sketches including a...   
Sheet of sketches including a...
unknown
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A sheet of various anatomical...   
A sheet of various anatomical...
4 June 1805
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca.1809-12
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Anatomical drawing of a leg   
Anatomical drawing of a leg
ca. 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1805-6
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawings of a doorway and...   
Drawings of a doorway and...
ca.1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of columns and bases   
Drawing of columns and bases
ca.1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Interior with tall columns and...   
Interior with tall columns and...
ca.1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Drawing of the capital of...   
Drawing of the capital of...
ca. 1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study of bones   
Study of bones
ca. 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a man's face   
Drawing of a man's face
ca. 1815?
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

after 1807
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Drapery   
Drapery
ca. 1806-10
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Running figure with drapery   
Running figure with drapery
ca. 1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Studies of feet   
Studies of feet
ca.1812-14
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study of drapery   
Study of drapery
ca.1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drapery   
Drapery
ca.1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a standing woman...   
Drawing of a standing woman...
ca.1812-14
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

The Dying Knight   
The Dying Knight
ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

1806 ?
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

1808-1811
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a standing male...   
Drawing of a standing male...
ca. 1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Two drawings of a male...   
Two drawings of a male...
ca.1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Sketches of a hand and...   
Sketches of a hand and...
ca. 1806-1811
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Drawing of a foot   
Drawing of a foot
ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a foot -...   
Drawing of a foot -...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a foot in...   
Drawing of a foot in...
ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a foot, probably...   
Drawing of a foot, probably...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a foot in...   
Drawing of a foot in...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Drawing of a hand holding...   
Drawing of a hand holding...
ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a scroll   
A hand holding a scroll
ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a scroll   
A hand holding a scroll
ca. 1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a scroll...   
A hand holding a scroll...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a baton...   
A hand holding a baton...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a scroll...   
A hand holding a scroll...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca.1814-20
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A hand holding a scroll...   
A hand holding a scroll...
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of a hand   
Drawing of a hand
ca.1806-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Studies of horse's hooves   
Studies of horse's hooves
ca.1814-1820
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A horse and rider with...   
A horse and rider with...
ca.1816
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study for Jairus's daughter for...   
Study for Jairus's daughter for...
May 15th 1816
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

Study of a hand, probably...   
Study of a hand, probably...
ca.1814-20
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

A crouching man, possibly a...   
A crouching man, possibly a...
ca .1814-20
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Fragment of a drawing of...   
Fragment of a drawing of...
ca.1812-20
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1808-1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study of a leg from...   
Study of a leg from...
ca.1808-1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1808-1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca.1810-1814
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

Possibly 1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study for the sleeping groom...   
Study for the sleeping groom...
ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1809-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of legs - possibly...   
Drawing of legs - possibly...
ca.1809-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1809-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1809
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Study of a leg from...   
Study of a leg from...
ca.1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca.1808-10
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1809
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

January 30th 1806
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of the upper part...   
Drawing of the upper part...
ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Mary Haydon's hands resting on...   
Mary Haydon's hands resting on...
ca. 1820?
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca.1812
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca. 1812-14
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Robinson Crusoe on the raft   
Robinson Crusoe on the raft
ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Life drawing of a seated...   
Life drawing of a seated...
ca. 1815
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Sketches of female figures for...   
Sketches of female figures for...
ca.1812-14
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

  

ca. 1812-14
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Drawing of the figure of...   
Drawing of the figure of...
1807-8
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
 

  

ca. 1810
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Chin, neck and upper torso...   
Chin, neck and upper torso...
ca.1808-11
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
Works after

Assassination of L. S. Dentatus   
Assassination of L. S. Dentatus
1821
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Buonaparte   
Buonaparte
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  
Works associated with

B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter, from...   
B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter, from...
Charles Blair Leighton
  

Haydon, Benjamin Robert   A description of Mr. W. Bewick’s pictures and drawings, now exhibiting at the Great Room, in the Town-Hall, Darlington - Darlington 1822   
16/1787   
Hall, Samuel Carter, editor   The book of gems. : The modern poets and artists of Great Britain. / Edited by S.C. Hall - London 1838   
06/2555   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   On the probable consequences of the junction of the Royal Academy and National Gallery; addressed (with permission) to the Right Honourable Earl Grey, First Lord of the Treasury, &c. &c. - London 1833   
14/2779   
British painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : with eighty examples of their work engraved on wood.   - London [n.d.]   
08/2633   
Carey, William   Desultory Exposition Of An Anti-British System Of Incendiary Publication, &c. Intended To Sacrifice The Honor And Interests Of The British Institution, The Royal Academy, And the whole Body of the British Artists And Their Patrons, To The Passions, Quackeries, and Falsehoods Of Certain Disappointed Candidates For Prizes at the British Gallery and Admission as Associates into the Royal Academy. - Respectfully addressed to the British Institution, The Artists, and Amateurs of the United Kingdom, By William Carey. - - London: 1819.   
07/3572   
Coypel, Antoine   Discours Prononcez Dans Les Conférences De L'Academie Royale De Peinture Et De Sculpture. Par M. Coypel Ecuyer, premier Peintre du Roy, de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans Regent; & Directeur de l'Académie Royale de Peinture & de Scupture. - A Paris [1721]   
07/1779   
Vasari, Giorgio   Le Vite De' Piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori, E Architettori Scritte Da M. Giorgio Vasari Pittore Et Architetto Aretino, Di Nuovo dal Medesimo Riviste Et Ampliate Con I Ritratti Loro Et con l'aggiunta delle Vite de' vivi, & de' morti Dall'anno 1550. infino al 1567. Prima, e Seconda Parte. Con le Tavole in ciascun volume, Delle cose piu Notabili, De' Ritratti, Delle vite degli Artefici, Et de i Luoghi dove sono l'opere loro. Con Licenza E Privilegio Di N.S. Pio V. Et Del Duca Di Fiorenza E Siena. - In Fiorenza 1568   
06/3766   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Painting, And The Fine Arts: Being The Articles Under Those Heads Contributed To The Seventh Edition Of The Encyclopædia Britannica, By B.R. Haydon, Esq And William Hazlitt, Esq. - Edinburgh: [1838]   
06/2641   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Life Of Benjamin Robert Haydon, Historical Painter, From His Autobiography And Journals. Edited And Compiled By Tom Taylor, Of The Inner Temple, Esq. Second Edition. In Three Volumes. - Vol. I. (-III.) - London: 1853.   
05/3791   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Thoughts On The Relative Value Of Fresco And Oil Painting, As Applied To The Architectural Decorations Of The Houses Of Parliament; Read At The Friday Evening Meeting At The Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, March 4, 1842. By B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter. - London: 1842.   
05/3788   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Some Enquiry Into The Causes Which Have Obstructed The Advance Of Historical Painting, For The Last Seventy Years In England. By B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter. - London: 1829.   
05/3784   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Lectures On Painting And Design: Origin Of The Art - Anatomy The Basis Of Drawing - The Skeleton - The Muscles Of Man And Quadruped - Standard Figures - Composition - Colour - Ancients And Moderns - Invention. By B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter. With Designs Drawn By Himself On The Wood, And Engraved By Edward Evans. - London: 1844. (-1846.)   
05/2353   
WA/5    Commonplace book containing conversations with James Northcote    1813-1821    Item   
SP/19/23    H.M. Hake, National Portrait Gallery, to Spielmann, Uplands, Folkestone    16 Jul 1935    Item   
SP/19/20    [copy] Spielmann, to H.M. Hake, Director, National Portrait Gallery    12 Jul 1935    Item   
SP/6/17    Newspaper cutting, from iThe Architect/i    28 Apr 1899    Item   
AND/24/344    B.R. Haydon, 14 Burwood Place, London to Behnes    [c.1830]    Item   
AND/22/167    Newspaper cutting    Mar 1835    Item   
AND/22/166    [copy] B.R. Haydon, 4 Burwood Place, to [Newman Smith]    13 Mar 1835    Item   
AND/22/165    Advertisement for the raffle of B.R. Haydon's iXenophon/i    9 May 1835    Item   
AND/21/112    [copy] B.R. Haydon, to Mr. Smith    21 May 1830    Item   
AND/21/109    Newspaper cutting    [1830]    Item   
AND/21/107    [copy] B.R. Haydon, to N. Smith    2 Jul 1831    Item   
AND/21/106    [copy] B.R. Haydon, to [N. Smith?]    2 Jun 1831    Item   
AND/21/110    [copy] B.R. Haydon, to N. Smith, Dulwich    19 May 1830    Item   
AND/20/162a    Anderdon's notes on 1828 exhibits #558 to #571    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/20/162    Cutting from a sales catalogue    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/19/117    Sales catalogue cutting    [c.1860]    Item   
AND/17/119    Newspaper cutting [source unknown]    [1821]    Item   
AND/17/99    Anderdon's notes on Benjamin Robert Haydon    Jul 1862    Item   
AND/17/46    Newspaper cutting from iThe Examiner/i    [1818]    Item   
AND/17/43    Newspaper cutting from iThe Examiner/i    [Nov 1818]    Item   
AND/17/4    Title page of the 1818 Academy catalogue    1818    Item   
AND/16/231    Anderdon's notes on 1817 exhibits #448 to #478    [c.1870]    Item   
JU/9/58    [Benjamin Robert Haydon], to [James] Elmes    c. 1830    Item   
JU/9/57    B. R. Haydon, London to Lieut Higginson RN    21 Feb 1845    Item   
JU/9/55    B R Haydon, London [to an unidentified recipient]    07 Jul 1844    Item   
JU/9/54    Foot of a letter bearing the signature of B. R. Haydon    May [c.1840]    Item   
REY/3/95-100    Other papers    c. 1790-1845    Item   
LAW/5/339    F. Burdett, St. James's Place, to Sir Thomas    29 Jun 1829    Item   
LAW/4/405    W. Bewick, Darlington, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    12 Dec 1825    Item   
LAW/2/271    Thos Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [25 Apr 1818]    Item   
LAW/2/75    B.R. Haydon, to Mr. Lawrence, 65 Russell Square    3 May 1814    Item   
LAW/2/10    Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    9 Feb 1812    Item