British Artists

These famous British artists are just some of those in our art collection, so if you can’t find what you are looking for please use the search, or contact us and let us know – we’ll be happy to help.

British painters list

A list of British painters (either born in Britain or recognized as being British) includes:

  • William Hogarth
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • William Turner (Joseph Mallard William Turner) – Perhaps the most famous British artist is J.M.W. Turner, a true master given extra recent recognition by the film “Mr. Turner”. Turner’s “The Fighting Temeraire” is one of the most popular British paintings, along with “The Hay Wain” by Constable, which narrowly won a more recent vote in a national newspaper.

A Few of the Most Popular British Paintings

Watts, George Frederick

Sir Richard Burton

Turner, Joseph Mallord William

A View of Worcester College

Lawrence, Sir Thomas

Thomas Campbell, Poet

Wilkie, Sir David

Thomas Garnett, MD

Leighton, Lord Frederick

Bay Scene Island of Rhodes

Lawrence, Sir Thomas

Samuel Edwards

Lely, Sir Peter

Sir William Temple

Crome, John


Alma-Tadema, Lawrence

The Roman Wine Tasters

Gainsborough, Thomas

Samuel Kilderbee of Ipswich

Abbott, Lemuel Francis

Admiral Earl St Vincent

Gainsborough, Thomas

The Bath

Watts, George Frederick


Watts, George Frederick

Monochrome Study

Watts, George Frederick

Donders Frans

Hogarth, William

John Huggins Esq.

Lely, Sir Peter

Roger North