The Good Sharps: The Brothers and Sisters Who Remade Their World

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  • ISBN: 1784742139
  • Author: Hester Grant
  • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
  • Genre: Biography
  • Date: 23 July 2020
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

The enthralling story of an eighteenth-century family and their extraordinary achievements.Four brothers, three sisters. Brought up in a Northumberland rectory and in the close of Durham Cathedral, the Sharps would achieve exalted positions at the heart of British society. In 1781, the celebrated painter Johan …