George Berkeley

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Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)

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It includes portraits of Bishop George Berkeley and Henry Durant.
Coming to America with Bishop George Berkeley, he finally settled in Boston where he achieved fame and wealth as a portrait painter.
Later he turned toward Bishop George Berkeley, becoming his friend and disciple during the years when the English prelate lived at Newport, Rhode Island.
The expression "divine visual language" comes from the great essay on vision by Bishop George Berkeley, and I derive a certain satisfaction from the fact that one of the later members of the Hudson River School, Worthington Whittredge, should have painted Second Beach, Newport at Newport, Rhode Island, with the famous Hanging Rocks that students of the history of philosophy will identify as the site where Berkeley's Alciphron is set.
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