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Compton, Charles

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Compton, Charles

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1828; died 1884.


Charles Compton was both a civil servant and respected artist in the mid-Victorian period. He worked in oil and exhibited frequently at the Royal Academy. His works include Young Boy with a Recorder of 1851.


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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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