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WRIGHT, Thomas (1792 - 1849), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WRIGHT, Thomas (1792 - 1849), Painter, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 2 March 1792, in Birmingham; died 30 March 1849, in London.

Painter, engraver.

Thomas Wright was a pupil of Meyer. He began his career as an assitant to his studio friend William Thomas Fry, whose plates he finished, then set himself up as an engraver of portraits. He left for Russia in 1839 and lived there until 1845, painting portraits which

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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