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O'NEIL, Henry Nelson (1817 - 1880), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
O'NEIL, Henry Nelson (1817 - 1880), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1817, in St Petersburg; died 13 March 1880, in London.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Henry Nelson O'Neil went to London in 1833, became a pupil at the Royal Academy and then went to Italy, where he worked with Alfred Elmore. He returned to London in 1838 and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, of which he was elected

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