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EAST, Alfred (1844 - 1913), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EAST, Alfred (1844 - 1913), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 15 December 1844, in Kettering; died 29 September 1913, in London.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Orientalist.

[not available online]Alfred East was destined for a career in commerce and did turn to painting until 1872 when he joined the Glasgow School of Art. He then went to Paris where

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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