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CALLCOTT, Augustus Wall (1779 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALLCOTT, Augustus Wall (1779 - 1844), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1779, in London; died 1844, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Historical subjects, figure compositions, portraits, genre scenes, fishing scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, waterscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes, harbour scenes.

[not available online]Sir Augustus Callcott was originally a chorister at Westminster Abbey in London but soon abandoned music in favour of painting. He became a pupil of the famous painter

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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