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Ibbetson, Julius Caesar (1759–1817), landscape and watercolour painter

James Mitchell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ibbetson, Julius Caesar (1759–1817), landscape and watercolour painter, was born on 29 December 1759 at Farnley Moor, Leeds, the second child of Richard Ibbetson (d. 1791), a clothier of Yorkshire descent. According to the 'Memoir', Ibbetson's nineteen-year-old mother went into premature labour as a result of a fall on ice and died, with her son being delivered by caesarean section, hence the unusual middle name which he strove to suppress throughout his life. The details of ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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