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ETTY, William (1787 - 1849), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ETTY, William (1787 - 1849), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1787, in York; died 13 November 1849, in York.

Painter, watercolourist. Mythological subjects, figures, nudes, genre scenes.

William Etty was the son of a miller. At the age of 11 he was sent to Hull as an apprentice to his uncle, the printer Robert Peck, publisher of the Hull Packet, where he remained for seven years. His

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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