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WATTS, George Frederick (1817 - 1904), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WATTS, George Frederick (1817 - 1904), Painter, sculptor

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 23 February 1817, in London; died 1 July 1904, in Limmerlease.

Painter, sculptor. History painting, portraits, landscapes.



[not available online] [not available online]George Frederick Watts enrolled at the Royal Academy Schools in 1835 but left soon afterwards to work in the atelier of the sculptor William Behnes, who communicated to Watts his unstinting admiration for classical

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