Artist Birthdays December 22 – JOHN CROME
JOHN CROME (December 22, 1768 – April 22, 1821)
- Nationality: English
- Field: Painting, printmaking
- Art Movement: Romanticism
- ARTiFact: In 1803, he founded the Norwich School of painters, a small group of self-taught working class artists who were inspired by the natural beauty of the Norfolk landscape.
- Artist Quote: “If your picture is only a pigsty, dignify it.”
- Notable Artwork (shown below): Moonlight on the Yare, ca. 1816-17.