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READ, Thomas Buchanan (1822 - 1872), Painter, illustrator, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
READ, Thomas Buchanan (1822 - 1872), Painter, illustrator, architect

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 12 March 1822, in Pennsylvania; died 11 May 1872, in New York.

Painter, illustrator, architect. Allegorical subjects, military subjects, portraits.

In 1839 Thomas Buchanan Read went to Cincinnati to find work as an architect and painter. In 1841 he went to work in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. In 1850 he travelled to Europe, visiting England and Italy, and

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