Paintings

A selection of highlights from Soane's collection of paintings including works by Hogarth, Canaletto, Reynolds and Turner.

When using these images the credit line should read: 'By courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane’s Museum'.

'A Rake's Progress I, The Heir' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress I, The Heir' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress II, The Levee' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress II, The Levee' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress III, The Orgy' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress III, The Orgy' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress IV, The Arrest' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress IV, The Arrest' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress V, The Marriage' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress V, The Marriage' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VI, The Gaming House' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VI, The Gaming House' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VII, The Prison' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VII, The Prison' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VIII, The Madhouse' by William Hogarth, 1734

'A Rake's Progress VIII, The Madhouse' by William Hogarth, 1734

'An Election I, An Election Entertainment' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election I, An Election Entertainment' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election II, Canvassing for Votes' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election II, Canvassing for Votes' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election III, The Polling' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election III, The Polling' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election IV, Chairing the Member' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

'An Election IV, Chairing the Member' by William Hogarth, 1754-1755

Portrait of John Soane by William Owen, 1804

Portrait of John Soane by William Owen, 1804

Portrait of Sir John Soane by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1828-1829

Portrait of Sir John Soane by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1828-1829

Posthumous portrait Mrs Soane and her dog Fanny by John Jackson, 1831

Posthumous portrait Mrs Soane and her dog Fanny by John Jackson, 1831

Portrait of John jnr and George Soane by William Owen, 1805

Portrait of John jnr and George Soane by William Owen, 1805

Mrs Soane's Dog, Fanny, by James Ward, 1822

Mrs Soane's Dog, Fanny, by James Ward, 1822

'View of the Dome area looking east', watercolour by Joseph Michael  Gandy, 1811

'View of the Dome area looking east', watercolour by Joseph Michael Gandy, 1811

'Public and Private Buildings Executed by Sir John Soane . . . ' watercolour by Joseph Michael Gandy, 1818

'Public and Private Buildings Executed by Sir John Soane . . . ' watercolour by Joseph Michael Gandy, 1818

'Aerial cutaway view of the Bank of England from the south-east', watercolour by Joseph Michael  Gandy,1830

'Aerial cutaway view of the Bank of England from the south-east', watercolour by Joseph Michael Gandy,1830

'Les Noces' by Jean-Antoine Watteau, c. 1712 - 1716

'Les Noces' by Jean-Antoine Watteau, c. 1712 - 1716

'A View of the Rialto, Venice' by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, c.1734 - 1735

'A View of the Rialto, Venice' by Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, c.1734 - 1735

'The Snake in the Grass' by Joshua Reynolds, 1785

'The Snake in the Grass' by Joshua Reynolds, 1785

'Admiral Van Tromp's barge at the entrance of the Texel, 1645', by J M W Turner, 1831

'Admiral Van Tromp's barge at the entrance of the Texel, 1645', by J M W Turner, 1831

Credit: All images should be credited "Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum" unless otherwise stated