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WEBSTER, Thomas (1800 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WEBSTER, Thomas (1800 - 1886), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 20 March 1800, in London; died 23 September 1886, in Cranbrook.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Cranbrook Colony of Artists.

Thomas Webster's father was a retainer at the court of King George III. Webster trained initially as a musician but opted to become a painter in 1820. He enrolled at the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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