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Hamilton, William

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00083205
Hamilton, William

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 1751, in Chelsea; died 1801, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits.

William Hamilton travelled in Italy with Antonio Zucchi, remaining there for several years. He became an associate member of the Royal Academy in London in 1784 and a full member in 1789. He painted many portraits of actors and collaborated in illustrating Boydell's ...

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

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