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FLATMAN, Thomas (1637 - 1688), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FLATMAN, Thomas (1637 - 1688), Painter, miniaturist

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 1637, in London; died 1688, in London.

Painter, miniaturist.

Thomas Flatman attended Winchester School before going up to New College, Oxford, where he failed to obtain a degree. He studied for the Bar, but does not seem to have taken up the legal profession. He was a devotee of the arts, and established a reputation as a poet, miniaturist and portrait

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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