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Catton, Charles, the elder (1728-1798), painter

Anon and Martin Myrone

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4901
Catton, Charles, the elder (1728-1798), painter


Catton, Charles, the elder (1728-1798), painter, was born in September 1728 at Norwich, and baptized on 8 October 1728 at St Mary-in-the-Marsh, Norwich, the son of Richard Catton and his wife, Hannah. He was one of a family of thirty-five children. Apprenticed to Thomas Maxfield, a London coach-painter, he found ...

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