Hofland, Thomas Christopher
- Timothy Wilcox
Hofland, Thomas Christopher (1777–1843), landscape painter, was born on 25 December 1777 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, the only child of a wealthy manufacturer of cotton-mill machinery. Hofland was brought up in the expectation of leading a life of leisure and his youth was spent indulging a passion for field sports, especially angling. The family moved to ...