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DIGHTON, Denis (1792 - 1827), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIGHTON, Denis (1792 - 1827), Painter, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1792, in London; died 8 August 1827, in St-Servan, France.

Painter, engraver. Military subjects, battles.

Denis Dighton was a son of Robert Dighton, the painter and caricaturist. He studied at the Royal Academy in London. He obtained an army commission through the intervention of the Prince of Wales. After he resigned his commission to marry and settled in London, he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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