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    Agostino Carlini; Francesco Bartolozzi; Giovanni Battista Cipriani, 1777, by John Francis Rigaud. Three Italian-born artists who made their careers in England and who were all founder-members of the Royal Academy. Carlini is shown with a sculptor's hammer, Bartolozzi with an engraver's burin, and Cipriani, sitting before the easel, has a palette and a brush in his hand.

    Jean Charles Garnier d'Isle, Maurice Quentin de La Tour, pastel and gouache on paper, c. 1750.

    Sir William Chambers RA (1723-1796) was a Swedish architect, based in London. Among his best known works are Somerset House, London, and the pagoda at Kew. Also the Dunmore Pineapple and Dundas House. He was a founder member of the Royal Academy.

    The Countess of Sussex by Paulus Van Somer (1576/78-1622) a Flemish artist who arrived in England from Antwerp during the reign of King James I of England and became one of the leading painters of the royal court. Which countess of Suffolk this is, I don't know, could be Bridget Morison, wife of Robert Radcliffe, the 5th earl. (His mother was Elizabeth Howard, the half-sister of the Elizabeth Howard who was Anne Boleyn's mother.)

    Chinese artist Tan Che Qua visited Georgian London (1769-1772) and exhibited at the Royal Academy. He is painted in Johann Zoffany's The Portraits of the Academicians of the Royal Academy, 1771-72 top left hand corner (detail below) and one of his clay work models. Article:

    Princess Amelia (after a painting in the Royal Collection, Windsor) Sir William Beechey,

    Francesco Bartolozzi

    Zephyrus. Francesco Bartolozzi.

    ❤ - Narcissus. Francesco Bartolozzi.

    F. Bartolozzi

    Thalia by Bartolozzi

    Summer: Art Print by William Hamilton

    B. Petrus Acotanto. Francesco Bartolozzi.

    John Singer Sargent

    John Da Costa (British, 1867-1931), The Glen Walker Sisters by sofi01, via Flickr

    Boldini, Giovanni (1842-1931) - 1890 Portrait of the Artist John Singer Sargent (Christies New York, 2003) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Giovanni Boldini: Portrait of a Dandy (formerly portrait of Toulouse-Lautrec) Boldini. Pastel on paper. 25x16 inches. 1880-1890.

    Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Lord John Brudenell-Montagu, 1758. Boughton House, Kettering Northamptonshire by renzodionigi, via Flickr

    Benedetto Luti (Italian, 1666–1724). Study of a Girl in Red, 1717.

    ⊰ Posing with Posies ⊱ paintings of women and flowers - The Summer Roses - Giovanni Boldini (Italian, 1842-1931)

    Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes,1897, by John Singer Sargent