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FULTON, Robert (1765 - 1815), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FULTON, Robert (1765 - 1815), Painter

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1765, in Little Britain (now Fulton); died 23 February 1815, in New York.


Robert Fulton, an engineer of genius who developed the steamboat, was initially a painter of portraits and historical scenes.

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