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Benjamin Wilson

male / English
Qualifications
etcher, mezzotinter, painter
Nationality/school
English
Born
Leeds (West Yorkshire) 1721-06-21
Deceased
London (England) 1788-06-06
Stewart/Cutten 1997: begraven in St. George the Martyr's begraafplaats
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Stewart/Cutten 1997: W. nam Zoffany heimelijk in dienst om hen te helpen met zijn conversatiestukken
Biographical information
Active in
  • Dublin 1748 - 1750
  • Londen (Engeland) 1750 - 1769
    Thieme/Becker 1907-1950: in Londen werd W. in 1764 benoemd tot 'Sergeant Painter to the King' en in 1773 tot 'Painter to the Board of Ordinance'; Bénézit 1999: W. volgde in 1761 Hogarth op als 'Sergeant Painter'; Stewart/Cutten 1997: 'Master Painter to the Board of Ordinance' in 1767 of 1773. In 1769 gaf W. het schilderen op en richtte zich op wetenschappelijke experimenten
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), portrait, landscape (as genre)
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-08-30

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