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PETTIE, John (1839 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETTIE, John (1839 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 17 March 1839, in East Linton, near Haddington (East Lothian); died 20 February 1893, in Hastings.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. History painting, genre scenes, portraits.

John Pettie showed a talent for drawing at a very early age and at 17 he entered the Royal Scottish Academy school, where he became a pupil of Robert Scott Lauder. He exhibited for the

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