Despite the desire to become an artist, George. Highmore at the insistence of family studies law and comes to the disciples at the court clerk. In 17 years, the young man throws up this unloved work and dedicates her talent of painting. For a short time, the artist acquires a solid reputation and critical acclaim. In 1725 he was awarded the order of the Bath and elevated to the knights. In the period from 1732 to 1734, the artist made a trip to France and the Netherlands, during which develops his art. John. Highmore studied painting until a ripe old age.