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THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811 - 1863), Writer, illustrator, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811 - 1863), Writer, illustrator, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 18 July 1811, in Calcutta, to British parents; died 24 December 1863, in Kensington (London).

Writer, illustrator, draughtsman.

William Makepeace Thackeray, the author of Vanity Fair, deserves to be mentioned here because of the illustrations he did for some of his works and his many sketches. Most notable among the books are Comic Tales and Sketches, The Irish

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