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Hopley, Edward William John (1816–1869), subject painter

L. H. Cust

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13761

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Hopley, Edward William John (1816–1869), subject painter, was born at Whitstable, Kent, but lived the early part of his life at Lewes in Sussex. He was originally destined for the medical profession, but soon turned to art, settled in London, and after some years won popularity as a painter of domestic subjects, and also of portraits. In 1845 he exhibited at the ...

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