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LANDSEER, Charles (1799 - 1879), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANDSEER, Charles (1799 - 1879), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 12 August 1799, in London; died 22 July 1879, in London.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Charles Landseer was the third son of John Landseer, who also taught him to paint. Following this early training, he worked with Haydon and in 1816 became a student at the Royal Academy, where he would exhibit for the first time in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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