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Abbott, Lemuel Francis [Samuel] (1760/1761-1802), portrait painter

Archibald Nisbet

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Abbott, Lemuel Francis [Samuel] (1760/1761-1802), portrait painter, was the elder son of a clergyman in Leicestershire-probably the Revd Lemuel Abbott (d. 1776), curate of Anstey, later vicar of Thornton, and his wife, Mary. In 1775, at the age of fourteen, he was apprenticed to Francis Hayman, after whose death in ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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