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ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1756 - 1827), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1756 - 1827), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, caricaturist

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born July 1756, in London; died 22 April 1827, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, caricaturist, engraver. History painting, portraits.

[not available online] [not available online]Thomas Rowlandson was a tradesman's son who went to live in Paris at the age of sixteen at the invitation of his French aunt by marriage. He had already attended courses at

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