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EVANS, William (1809 - 1858), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EVANS, William (1809 - 1858), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1809, in Bristol; died 18 December 1858, in London.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

William Evans lived for many years in an isolated place in North Wales, where he found wonderful subjects for painting the wild mountains at which he excelled. He became a member of the Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1845. After 1852, he spent many years in Italy.

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