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HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786 - 1846), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786 - 1846), Painter, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 26 January 1786, in Plymouth; died 22 June 1846, in London, committed suicide.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, historical subjects.

[not available online]The son of a Plymouth bookseller, Haydon studied at the Royal Academy and exhibited there for the first time in 1807 with The Holy Family Resting. His most important works include: The Death

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