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GRANT, Francis (1810 - 1878), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRANT, Francis (1810 - 1878), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in Kilgraston, in 1803 in Edinburgh according to some sources; died 1878, in Melton Mowbray or in London.

Painter. Portraits, hunting scenes.

Francis Grant studied at Harrow. In 1834, he sent his first painting to the Royal Academy. He was elected a member of the Royal Academy in 1851 and, in 1866, he was knighted and made president of the

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