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Hodgson, John Evan (1831-1895), genre painter

Alan R. Pennie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13441

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Hodgson, John Evan (1831-1895), genre painter, was born in London on 1 March 1831, the eldest son of John Hodgson (d. 1856), a merchant trading with Russia. In 1835 his father and mother emigrated to St Petersburg. Initially he lived with them there, but about 1843 he returned to England ...

Reference Entry.  741 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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