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MITCHELL, William Frederick (1845 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MITCHELL, William Frederick (1845 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born c. 1845, in Calshot Castle, near Southampton; died 1914, in Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Painter, watercolourist. Seascapes.

Known as Fred Mitchell, this artist was a near deaf mute who lived on the Isle of Wight, but had an arrangement with a Portsmouth bookshop which accepted commissions on his behalf, mostly for portraits of Navy ships. Many of his

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