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Nasmyth, James

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Nasmyth, James

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 19 August 1808, in Edinburgh; died 7 May 1890, in London.

Painter, engraver. Figures, portraits, animals.

James Nasmyth was taught by his father, Alexander Nasmyth.

Aberdeen (AG): Alexander Nasmyth (portrait); The Cavalier, after Meissonier

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art

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