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Wheatley, Francis (1747–1801), painter

Mary Webster

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Wheatley, Francis (1747–1801), painter

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Wheatley, Francis (1747–1801), painter, was born in London, the son of a master tailor of Wild Court, Covent Garden. His father first placed him under a neighbour, Daniel Fournier, a drawing-master, and later moved him to the drawing school run by William Shipley...

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