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BIRD, Edward (1772 - 1819), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BIRD, Edward (1772 - 1819), Painter

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 12 April 1772, in Wolverhampton, in 1762 according to Larousse Dictionary; died 2 November 1819, in London.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Edward Bird first learned his trade in pottery works in Birmingham before moving to Bristol to create a drawing school. He pursued his creative career alongside his teaching activities, painting until his death in 1819. In 1812 he was

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