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JACKSON, John (1778 - 1831), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JACKSON, John (1778 - 1831), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 31 May 1778, in Lastingham (Yorkshire); died 1 June 1831, in St John's Wood.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist. Portraits.

John Jackson was the son of a tailor who wanted his son to enter the same profession, but his interest in drawing took precedence, and at the age of 19 he attempted to establish himself as a painter of miniatures in

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