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WESTALL, Richard (1765 - 1836), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WESTALL, Richard (1765 - 1836), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born probably in 1765 or 1766, in Hertford; died 4 December 1836, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, engraver (burin). History painting, mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Richard Westall was initially apprenticed to a heraldic engraver. He drew in his free time, however, and was sufficiently proficient that he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1784. He

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