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LAWRENCE, Thomas (1769 - 1830), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAWRENCE, Thomas (1769 - 1830), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 13 April 1769, in Bristol; died 7 January 1830, in London.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman. History painting, portraits.

[not available online]Thomas Lawrence's father came from a relatively well-to-do family and had various professions. He worked as a lawyer, an employee of the Customs and finally as an innkeeper, in Bristol, Devizes, Oxford and Bath. The young Thomas demonstrated

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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