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COLE, Thomas (1801 - 1848), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLE, Thomas (1801 - 1848), Painter, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1 February 1801, in Bolton-le-Moors (Lancashire), England; died 11 February 1848, near Catskill (New York).

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes with figures.

Symbolism.

Hudson River School (related to).

Thomas Cole's parents left England when he was 18 and settled in Ohio, where his father became an upholsterer. It is said that he persuaded his father, who had just been bankrupted,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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