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Wilson, Richard

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00197693
Wilson, Richard

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 1 August 1714, in Penegoes (Wales); died 15 May 1782, in Colomendy (Wales).

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes.

Richard Wilson began his career as a portrait painter who also painted landscapes. He trained under Thomas Wright in London. He committed to the landscape genre in the early ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 18th-Century Art

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