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Johns, Ambrose Bowdenlocked

(1776–1858)
  • L. H. Cust
  • , revised by L. R. Houliston

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Johns, Ambrose Bowden (1776–1858), landscape painter, was born at Plymouth, Devon. Of his parents nothing is known. He was apprenticed to a printer and publisher, the father of Benjamin R. Haydon, but he soon devoted himself to landscape painting. He was much encouraged by his circle of artist friends including ...

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