Hart, Solomon Alexander

(1806–81)
   English painter of historical scenes. Son of a silversmith, Hart studied at the Royal Academy and painted miniatures. He abandoned miniatures in favour of oil painting and developed a formal academic style. His favourite themes were traditional Jewish subjects and English historical events. In 1840 he became a member of the Royal Academy and professor of painting there from 1854 to 1863. His work hangs in several galleries, including the Tate and the Victoria and Albert.

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