Biography of Joseph Highmore 1692-1780

Joseph Highmore 1692-1780 is in Painters.

On 13 Jun 1692 Joseph Highmore was born.

Before 14 Dec 1702 Joseph Highmore (age 10). Portrait of Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet (age 62) and Mary Offley (age 53).

Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet: On 05 Jul 1640 he was born to Thomas Aston 1st Baronet and Anne Willoughby Lady Aston. On 24 Mar 1645 Thomas Aston 1st Baronet died. His son Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet succeeded 2nd Baronet Aston of Aston. Before 17 Jan 1665 Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet and Mary Offley were married. On 14 Dec 1702 Willoughby Aston 2nd Baronet died. His son Thomas Aston 3rd Baronet succeeded 3rd Baronet Aston of Aston.

Mary Offley: On 03 Feb 1649 she was born to John Offley and Mary Broughton. On 22 Jan 1711 she died.

After 21 Mar 1726 Joseph Highmore (age 33). Portrait of Elizabeth Rooper Lady Dryden.

Elizabeth Rooper Lady Dryden: On 22 Sep 1726 John Dryden 7th Baronet and she were married. She by marriage Lady Dryden of Canons Ashby in Northamptonshire. On 07 May 1791 she died.

Around 1727. Joseph Highmore (age 34). Portrait of Frederica Schomberg Countess Holderness and Fitzwalter (age 40).

1730. Joseph Highmore (age 37). Portrait of Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin (age 51).

Before 17 Jan 1733. Joseph Highmore (age 40). Portrait of George Byng 1st Viscount Torrington (age 69).

In 1738. Joseph Highmore (age 45). Portrait of John Barnard (age 53).

John Barnard: Around 1685 he was born. On 28 Aug 1764 he died.

In 1740. Joseph Highmore (age 47). Portrait of John Montagu 4th Earl Sandwich (age 21).

In 1744. Joseph Highmore (age 51). Portrait of the Vigor family including Jane Goodwin (age 45) seated left.

1745. Joseph Highmore (age 52). Portrait of John St John 2nd Viscount St John (age 42) in Coronation Robes.

Around 1745. Joseph Highmore (age 52). Self-Portrait.

1745. Joseph Highmore (age 52). Portrait of Anne Furnese (age 33).

Anne Furnese: In 1712 she was born to Robert Furnese 2nd Baronet and Anne Balam. Before 21 Dec 1732 John St John 2nd Viscount St John and she were married. In Mar 1735 Robert Furnses 3rd Baronet died unmarried. Baronet Furnese of Waldershare in Kent extinct. His estates were shared between his three sisters Anne Furnese, Catherine Furnese Countess Guilford and Rockingham and Selina Furnese. On 11 Jul 1747 she died.

In 1746. Joseph Highmore (age 53). Portrait of Anne Eliza Gamon Duchess Chandos (age 9).

Anne Eliza Gamon Duchess Chandos: In 1737 she was born to Richard Gamon. In 1777 James Brydges 3rd Duke Chandos and she were married. She by marriage Duchess Chandos. Her first husband had left her all his property in Jamaica making her a wealthy widow. He the son of Henry Brydges 2nd Duke Chandos and Mary Bruce. On 29 Sep 1789 James Brydges 3rd Duke Chandos died without male issue. Duke Chandos, Marquess Carnarvon, Earl Carnarvon, Viscount Wilton, Baron Chandos of Sudeley and Baronet Brydges of Wilton in Herefordshire extinct. His wife Anne Eliza Gamon Duchess Chandos had pulled away a chair, whether inadvertently or deliberately is unknown, he was about to sit in causing him injuries from which he ultimately died. She was, thereafter, declared a lunatic and confined to their London home, 2 Queen Anne Street aka Chandos House Marylebone. In 1813 she died.

Before 13 Oct 1746. Attributed to Joseph Highmore (age 54). Portrait belived to be of Theophilus Hastings 9th Earl Huntingdon (age 49).

Before 09 Jan 1777. Joseph Highmore (age 84). Portrait of Frances Maria Fountayne (age 26).

Frances Maria Fountayne: On 08 Aug 1750 she was born to Very Reverend John Fountayne. On 27 Feb 1773 William Tatton Egerton and she were married. On 09 Jan 1777 she died.

On 03 Mar 1780 Joseph Highmore (age 87) died.