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Burgess, Thomas (c. 1730–1791), painter

Heather M. MacLennan

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/3983

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Burgess, Thomas (c. 1730–1791), painter, lived and worked in London. Of his parents, nothing is known. He received his artistic training at the St Martin's Lane Academy, in London, and went on to specialize in historical and mythological subjects. In 1766 he became a member of the ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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