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Brett, Johnlocked

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Brett, John (1831–1902), landscape and marine painter, was born at Bletchingley, Surrey, on 8 December 1831, the son of Captain Charles Curtis Brett (1789–1865), an army veterinarian attached to the 12th lancers, and Ann Pilbean (b. 1808/9). As a boy he studied drawing in ...

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