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Frederick Richard Pickersgill

(1820—1900) history painter


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Primarily a history painter (Royal Academician from 1847, later keeper of its schools 1873–87), Pickersgill illustrated books—such as Edgar Allan Poe's Poetical Works (1858) and Milton's Comus (1858)—and contributed to the Dalziels’ Bible Gallery (1880).

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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