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BURCHETT, Richard (1815 - 1875), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BURCHETT, Richard (1815 - 1875), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1815, in Brighton; died 1875, in Dublin.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Richard Burchett was a student at the School of Art in Somerset House in London in 1841. He became associate professor there in 1845 and chief professor in 1851. The painter S. Luke Fildes was attending this school at the time of its transfer from Somerset House to Marlborough House.

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