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NASMYTH, Alexander (1758 - 1840), Painter, stage set designer, landscapist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NASMYTH, Alexander (1758 - 1840), Painter, stage set designer, landscapist

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 9 September 1758, in Edinburgh; died 10 April 1840, in Edinburgh.

Painter, stage set designer, landscapist. Portraits, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Alexander Nasmyth was the son of Michael Nasmyth, an architect and house builder behind much of Edinburgh's New Town. Alexander attended Edinburgh Academy while serving as an apprentice coachbuilder. While a student at the Academy, his

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