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POCOCK, Nicholas (1740 - 1821), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POCOCK, Nicholas (1740 - 1821), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 May 1740, in Bristol; died 19 March 1821, in Maidenhead.

Painter, watercolourist. Historical subjects, naval battles, landscapes with figures, landscapes, seascapes, architectural views, boats.

Nicholas Pocock was born into a merchant family and served initially as a naval captain. In 1782, various drawings he had produced in the course of his travels were brought to the attention

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