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CLAXTON, Marshall (1811 - 1881), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAXTON, Marshall (1811 - 1881), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1811 or 1812, in Bolton (Lancashire); died 1881, in London.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits.

Marshall Claxton studied with John Jackson and at the Royal Academy Schools. He made his début in 1832 with a portrait of his father, and next painted Evening Star. In 1834, he was awarded the first-class medal from the School of Painting and then,

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