Thomas Girtin

male / English
watercolorist, painter
Southwark (London) 1775-02-18
London (England) 1802-11-09
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in zijn jonge jaren raakte Girtin bevriend met Turner, toen zij beiden werkten als inkleurder van gravures. Turner zou over Girtin gezegd hebben "had Tom Girtin lived I should have starved." (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)
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1794 - 1802
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Joseph Mallord William Turner zegt over Thomas Girtin: "If Thomas had lived, I would have starved"
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2017-03-31


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