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DADD, Richard (1817 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DADD, Richard (1817 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1817, in Chatham (Kent); died 1886, in London.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures.


Richard Dadd's father was at first a chemist in Chatham, and then settled with his family in London where he commenced trade as an antique dealer. Richard became a pupil at the Royal Academy Schools and became known as a painter of

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