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Bentley, Joseph Claytonlocked

  • Delia Gaze


Bentley, Joseph Clayton (1809–1851), engraver and painter, was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, the third son and fifth child of Greenwood Bentley (1777–1858), a well-known Bradford solicitor, and Jane, the daughter of Robert Stockdale, gentleman, of West Marton, Skipton, Yorkshire. He began his artistic career as a landscape painter, and was a founder member of the ...

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