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ROSS, William Charles (1794 - 1860), Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSS, William Charles (1794 - 1860), Painter, miniaturist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 3 June 1794, in London; died 20 January 1860, in London.

Painter, miniaturist. History painting.

William Charles Ross was the son of two miniaturist painters, William and Maria Ross (née Smith). He was enrolled at the Royal Academy School in 1808 and was awarded several Academy prizes and distinctions, together with other awards from the Society of Arts. In 1843,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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