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HOWARD, George James (1843 - 1911), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HOWARD, George James (1843 - 1911), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 August 1843, in London; died 16 April 1911, in Hindhead.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes.

George Howard was one of the few Victorian aristocrats to be a serious artist. Placing his wife in charge of his extensive estates, he devoted himself to painting. On the recommendation of the British painter Frederick Lord Leighton he went to Rome

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