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Withers, Augusta Hanna Elizabeth Innes

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00300287
Withers, Augusta Hanna Elizabeth Innes

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British, 18th – 19th century, female.

Born 1792, in Gloucestershire; died 1877, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, illustrator. Still-lifes, flowers, fruits, game, birds.

The daughter of a minister, Augusta Baker married Theodore Withers, 20 years her senior, in 1825. They settled in London where she was painting as well as teaching. She was appointed Flower Painter Ordinary to Queen Adelaide, wife of William IV....

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art

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