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CALLCOTT, Maria (1785 - 1842), Painter, art writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALLCOTT, Maria (1785 - 1842), Painter, art writer

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British, 19th century, female.

Born 1785, in Cockermouth (Cumberland); died 1842.

Painter, art writer.

The daughter of Rear-Admiral Dundas, Maria Callcott visited the Indies with her father in 1808. In 1821-1823, she travelled in South America. After her marriage to her second husband the painter Augustus Wall Callcott in 1827, she lived for a long time with him in Italy. A large number of her travel sketches

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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