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ASHFORD, William (1746 - 1824), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASHFORD, William (1746 - 1824), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1746, in Birmingham; died 17 April 1824, in Sandymount, near Dublin.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, seascapes, flowers.

William Ashford moved to Ireland in 1764 to take up a position at the Ordnance Office in Dublin. He submitted two landscapes to the 1775 Royal Academy exhibition, followed by several others between 1785 and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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