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An Elegant Society: Adam Buck

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

NOW CLOSED

Adam Buck: artist in the age of Jane Austen

The work of Adam Buck, Regency portrait and miniature painter, provides a fascinating insight into the faces and fashions of this time. Buck’s portraits of The Royals, landowners, Serving Officers and society hostesses, dressed in white muslin, seated or standing in fashionable interiors, brings the world of Jane Austen vividly to life. Jane Austen enthusiasts know Adam Buck’s work better than most.

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(1808), Adam Buck

First Steps (1808), Adam Buck © Private collection

(1803), Adam Buck

Alicia Lambart (1803), Adam Buck © Private collection

(1809), Adam Buck

Mary Anne Clarke on a couch (1809), Adam Buck © Private collection

(1801), Adam Buck

Farewell (1801), Adam Buck © Private collection

(1807), Adam Buck

Lady Cowper and son (1807), Adam Buck © Private collection

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