Skip to main content
verified_user 
All orders are protected by
our Pixel Perfect Guarantee
local_shipping 
Fast, Safe Shipping
and Easy Returns
Home > Fine Art

Photographic Print of The Gullett Family, John Opie (1761-1807)

The Gullett Family, John Opie (1761-1807)
The Gullett Family, John Opie (1761-1807)
Oil on canvas, English School, circa 1786. This family portrait by the Cornish artist John Opie, shows Christopher Gullet, Clerk of the Peace for Devon, with his wife Anne and youngest child Georgina. John Opie was born in Harmony Cottage, Trevellas, between St Agnes and Perranporth in Cornwall. He was the youngest of the five children of Edward Opie, a master carpenter, and his wife Mary (nee Tonkin).

Choose Your Product

£9.49

check
Made in UK
check
Pixel Perfect Reproduction
check
Made with high-grade materials
check
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival
check
Shipping from only £2.99
info Info
style Choices
rate_review Reviews
local_shipping Shipping
verified_user Pixel Perfect

Photographic Print of The Gullett Family, John Opie (1761-1807)

Oil on canvas, English School, circa 1786. This family portrait by the Cornish artist John Opie, shows Christopher Gullet, Clerk of the Peace for Devon, with his wife Anne and youngest child Georgina. John Opie was born in Harmony Cottage, Trevellas, between St Agnes and Perranporth in Cornwall. He was the youngest of the five children of Edward Opie, a master carpenter, and his wife Mary (nee Tonkin). He showed a precocious talent for drawing and mathematics, and by the age of twelve he had mastered the teachings of Greek mathematician Euclid and opened an evening school for poor children where he taught reading, writing and arithmetic. His father, however, did not encourage his abilities, and apprenticed him to his own trade of carpentry. Opie's artistic abilities eventually came to the attention of local physician and satirist, Dr John Wolcot (who used the pen name Peter Pindar), who visited him at the sawmill where he was working in 1775. Recognising a great talent, Wolcot became Opie's mentor, buying him out of his apprenticeship and insisting that he come to live at his home in Truro. Wolcot provided invaluable encouragement, advice, tuition and practical help in the advancement of his early career, including obtaining many commissions for work. In 1781, having gained considerable experience as a portraitist travelling around Cornwall, Opie moved to London with Wolcot. There they lived together, having entered into a formal profit-sharing agreement. Although Opie had received a considerable artistic education from Wolcot, the doctor chose to present him as a self-taught prodigy; a portrait of a boy shown at the Society of Artists the previous year, had been described in the catalogue as "an instance of Genius, not having ever seen a picture." Wolcot introduced the "Cornish wonder" to leading artists, including Sir Joshua Reynolds, who was to compare him to Caravaggio and Velazquez

© RIC

Media ID 18852223

Button , Father , Ivory , Peruke

Artist Artwork British Brown Chair Daughter Dress Girl Group Mother Painting Powdered Satin Seated Sitting White Woman

10"x8" (25x20cm) Print

Our Photo Prints are printed on sturdy Archival Quality Paper for vivid reproduction and are perfect for framing

check
Pixel Perfect Guarantee
check
Made with high-grade materials
check
Professional quality finish
check
Product Size 20.3 x 25.4cm (est)

Watermarking does not appear on finished products

Printed on archival quality paper for unrivalled stable artwork permanence and brilliant colour reproduction with accurate colour rendition and smooth tones. Printed on professional 234gsm Fujifilm Crystal Archive DP II paper. 10x8 for landscape images, 8x10 for portrait images. Size refers to paper used in inches.

Product Code dmcs_18852223_676_0

Photographic Print, Poster Print, Framed Print, Greetings Cards, Jigsaw Puzzle, Photo Mug, Canvas Print, Mounted Photo, Framed Print, Tote Bag, Cushion, Postcards, Premium Framing, Metal Print, Fine Art Print, Glass Frame, Acrylic Blox, Mouse Mat, Glass Place Mats,

TRURI : 1931.46

Full Art Print Range

Our standard Photo Prints (ideal for framing) are sent same or next working day, with most other items shipped a few days later.

Photographic Print (£4.99 - £49.99)
Our Photo Prints are printed on sturdy Archival Quality Paper for vivid reproduction and are perfect for framing.

Poster Print (£10.99 - £59.99)
Archival quality poster paper, ideal for printing larger pictures

Framed Print (£44.99 - £229.99)
Our contemporary Framed Prints are professionally made and ready to hang on your wall

Greetings Cards (£5.97 - £11.99)
Greetings Cards suitable for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Thank You and much more

Jigsaw Puzzle (£27.99 - £37.99)
Jigsaw Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion

Photo Mug (£9.99)
Enjoy your favourite drink from a mug decorated with an image you love. Sentimental and practical, personalised photo mugs make perfect gifts for loved ones, friends or work colleagues

Canvas Print (£29.99 - £249.99)
Professionally made, ready to hang Canvas Prints are a great way to add colour, depth and texture to any space.

Mounted Photo (£12.99 - £129.99)
Photo prints supplied in custom cut card mount ready for framing

Framed Print (£44.99 - £249.99)
Our original range of UK Framed Prints featuring a bevelled edge

Tote Bag (£29.95)
Our tote bags are made from soft durable fabric and include a strap for easy carrying.

Cushion (£24.99 - £44.99)
Accessorise your space with decorative, soft cushions

Postcards (£11.99)
Postcards

Premium Framing (£89.99 - £289.99)
Our superior Premium Framed Prints are professionally made and ready to hang on your wall

Metal Print (£59.00 - £299.00)
Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, metal prints bring images to life and add a modern touch to any space

Fine Art Print (£29.99 - £199.99)
The next best thing to owning the original artwork, with a soft textured natural surface, our fine art reproduction prints meet the standard of most critical museum curators.

Glass Frame (£22.99 - £69.00)
Tempered Glass Mounts are ideal for wall display, plus the smaller sizes can also be used free-standing via an integral stand.

Acrylic Blox (£29.99 - £49.99)
Streamlined, one sided modern and attractive table top print

Mouse Mat (£13.99)
Archive quality photographic print in a durable wipe clean mouse mat with non slip backing. Works with all computer mice.

Glass Place Mats (£49.99)
Set of 4 Glass Place Mats. Elegant polished safety glass and heat resistant. Matching Coasters are also available