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CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 2 March 1846, in Chester; died 12 February 1886, in St Augustine (Florida).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, hunting scenes.

Randolph Caldecott showed great artistic talent from a young age but his impoverished family situation did not allow him to follow this inclination. He was first employed in a bank in Shropshire, where he stayed for

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