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Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter

Tabitha Barber

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/27350
Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter

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Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter, came from a family which had owned the lordship of the manor of Thornhill, Dorset, from at least 1227. His father, Walter Thornhull (b. 1637), was the eighth son and the youngest of the sixteen children of ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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