Hugh Robinson (painter)

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Hugh Robinson (1756–1796) was a British artist, best known for his history paintings and portraits.[1] His portrait of his sister's son, Thomas Teesdale as a young boy tugging on a kite string, entitled Boy with a Kite is considered "his masterpiece."[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Postle, p. 351
  2. ^ Wheatley, p. 82


  • Postle, Martin (2004). "Hugh Robinson". In Matthew, H.C.G; Harrison, Brian. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 47. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-861397-0. 
  • Wheatley, Henry Benjamin (1897). Historical Portraits. G. Bell.