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PRINSEP, Valentine Cameron (1838 - 1904), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PRINSEP, Valentine Cameron (1838 - 1904), Painter

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 14 February 1838, in Calcutta; died 11 November 1904, in London.

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

Valentine Cameron Prinsep was introduced to painting by his friend George Frederick Watts. He visited Gleyre in Paris and worked there alongside Whistler and Poynter. In 1859 Prinsep did the rounds of Italy in the company of Burne-Jones, meeting Robert Browning in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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