On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of Rev William Gilpin, 1724 - 1804. He was an English picturesque artist from the 18th century. He came from an artistic family. A keen traveller around the UK he would capture the views through his artistic skills. He created a series of essays around the subject if the Picturesque called ‘Picturesque Beauty, Picturesque Travel and Sketching Landscape’.
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