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GIRTIN, Thomas (1775 - 1802), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRTIN, Thomas (1775 - 1802), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 18 February 1775, in Southwark (London); died 1802, in Southwark.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Thomas Girtin was a pupil of A. Dayes and subsequently entered the academy of Dr Monro. His career was short as he does not seem to have done any drawing before 1792 and died ten years later. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1794

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