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Hamilton, Gawen (1697?–1737), painter

Judy Egerton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Hamilton, Gawen (1697?–1737), painter, was born near Hamilton, Lanarkshire, of unidentified parents. He studied under William Wilson, an obscure bird painter (later an auctioneer). By the mid-1720s Hamilton was in London, painting single portraits (the few now known include Revd Thomas Pocock...

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