Philippe De Loutherbourg

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Philippe Jacques De Loutherbourg (Philip James de Loutherbourg) (1740-1812) was a French-born English Romantic painter, illustrator, printmaker, and scenographer. He became known for his set designs for London theaters. De Loutherbourg's works hang in museums like: Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Britain, Fitzwilliam Museum, and Yale Center for British Art. Some consider his finest work the "Defeat of the Spanish Armada, 8 August 1588" of 1796 at The National Maritime Museum, London. Loutherbourg had an important artistic influences upon William Turner during the 1790s. [1]

Loutherbourg The Falls of the Rhine at Schaffhausen 1788.jpg

The Falls of the Rhine at Schaffhausen, 1788.

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