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MARTIN, John (1789 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARTIN, John (1789 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 19 July 1789, at Haydon Bridge, near Hexham (Northumberland); died 17 February 1854, in Douglas (Isle of Man).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator. Religious subjects, landscapes.

[not available online]John Martin began his career as a painter of coach panels, then turned to painting on porcelain. In 1806 he moved to London and began exhibiting at the Royal

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