Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Society of the Virtuosi of St Lukelocked

(act. c. 1689–1743)
  • Martin Myrone

Extract

Society of the Virtuosi of St Luke (act.c. 1689–1743), also known as St Luke's Club or Vandyke's Club, was a small and exclusive social gathering of artists and gentlemen who met in various London taverns to discuss matters of taste and judgement, and who congregated annually on 18 October to celebrate the festival of ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

[G. Vertue], , ed. K. Esdaile, earl of Ilchester, & H. M. Hake, 6 vols., Walpole Society, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 30 (1930–55); facs. repr. (1968)
British Library, London