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Cockerell, Charles Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00300347
Cockerell, Charles Robert

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 27 April 1788, in London; died 17 September 1863, in London.

Draughtsman, watercolourist, architect.

Charles Robert Cockerell was the son of the architect Samuel Pepys Cockerell, and initially trained in his father's office. From 1809 to 1810, he worked in the office of Robert Smirke, leader of the Greek Revival, before embarking on a Grand Tour. He travelled in Sicily, Greece and Asia Minor. He returned to London in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art

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