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BONINGTON, Richard Parkes (1802 - 1828), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONINGTON, Richard Parkes (1802 - 1828), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 25 October 1802, in Arnold, near Nottingham; died 23 September 1828, in London, from tuberculosis.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer. History painting, landscapes with figures, landscapes, ruins, seascapes.

Richard Parkes Bonington learnt drawing at an early age under his father, a portrait and landscape painter. He came to France aged 15 when his father

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