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NAPIER, Charles James (1782 - 1853), Draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NAPIER, Charles James (1782 - 1853), Draughtsman, watercolourist

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 10 August 1782; died 29 August 1853, at Oaklands, near Portsmouth.

Draughtsman, watercolourist. Architectural views, caricatures.

Sir Charles James Napier was a military man, who campaigned in the Napoleonic Wars in Spain, in America (1812-1814) and in India (1841-1851). He travelled extensively on the continent and lived in Greece for a long spell. He enjoyed sketching and drawing caricatures,

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