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Cuming, William (1769 - 1852), painter

Fintan Cullen

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Irish painter. He received his artistic training at the Dublin Society Drawing Schools, winning a silver medal for figure drawing in 1790. He soon set himself up as a portrait painter, his early works being similar in manner to those of his main Dublin rival, Hugh Douglas Hamilton. It was probably in these early years that he completed Tilly Kettle’s portrait of the architect James Gandon (Dublin, N.G.). Cuming was among the artists of

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