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Hoppner, John

John Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13764
Hoppner, John

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Hoppner, John (1758–1810), portrait painter, was born on 25 April 1758 in London, perhaps at St James's Palace, the first of the two children of John Hoppner, a surgeon, and Mary Anne (1728/9–1812). Hoppner's parents were both Germans—Bavarians according to the artist's son ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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