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CROTCH, William (1775 - 1847), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CROTCH, William (1775 - 1847), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 5 July 1775, in Norwich; died 29 December 1847, in Taunton (Somerset).

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer. Figures, landscapes.

Crotch was highly regarded by his contemporaries as a musician. He was a prodigy who, at the age of 15, played the organ in the cathedral. In 1797, he became a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music and in

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