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HOVENDEN, Thomas (1840 - 1895), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOVENDEN, Thomas (1840 - 1895), Painter

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Irish, 19th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 23 December 1840, in Dunmanway (County Cork); died 14 August 1895, near Worristown (Pennsylvania).

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.

Thomas Hovenden was a pupil at the School of Fine Arts in Cork. He went to America in 1863 and was a pupil at the National Academy in New York. Around 1874 he returned to Europe and worked in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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