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JOHNSON, Edward Killingworth (1825 - 1896), Watercolourist, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHNSON, Edward Killingworth (1825 - 1896), Watercolourist, painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in Wembly.

Born 1825, in Stratford-le-Bow; died 7 April 1896 or or.

Watercolourist, painter (gouache). Genre scenes, landscapes.

Edward Killingworth Johnson showed a very precocious talent for art. He trained himself through acute observation of nature but would only dedicate himself exclusively to painting in 1863. In 1871, he left London to establish himself in a family property he owned in Essex.

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