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date: 26 January 2020

Naftel, Paul Jacoblocked

(1817–1891)
  • Mark Pottle

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Naftel, Paul Jacob (1817–1891), watercolour painter and art teacher, was born in Guernsey on 13 October 1817, the second of the eleven children of Paul Naftel (1795–1870) and his wife, Sophia Bird. The family name, meaning 'little turnip', was said to be reflected in their features. His father was a clockmaker and watchmaker who also kept a shop selling artists' materials and prints. Neither parent showed any aptitude for art, but from his earliest years ...

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