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MONAMY, Peter (1670 - 1749), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONAMY, Peter (1670 - 1749), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 18th century, male.

Born between 1670 and 1689, in Jersey; died 1749, in Westminster.

Painter, watercolourist. Historical subjects, military subjects, battles, harbour views, seascapes, boats.

Peter Monamy was born into a poor family in the Channel Islands. At a young age he went to seek his fortune in London and was at first apprenticed to a house painter based on London Bridge. Later he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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