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OTTLEY, William Young (1771 - 1836), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OTTLEY, William Young (1771 - 1836), Painter, engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1771, in Thatcham (Berkshire); died 1836, in London.

Painter, engraver.

[not available online]William Young Otley, a pupil of Cuitt and the Royal Academy Schools, was best known as a writer on art and an art lover. In 1791 he went to Italy, where he lived for ten years, studying and collecting works of art. From 1816 he produced a

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