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Tenniel, John (Sir)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00180912
Tenniel, John (Sir)

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 February 1820, in London; died 25 February 1914, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, draughtsman, caricaturist. Portraits, genre scenes.

Sir John Tenniel studied at the Royal Academy and the Clipstone Street Life Academy in London.

His success as a genre painter has now been forgotten although he is well known as an illustrator. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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