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date: 08 April 2020

Davis, Williamlocked

(1812–1873)
  • Christopher Newall

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Davis, William (1812–1873), landscape painter, was born in Dublin in August 1812, the son of a solicitor. His family was socially well connected, but found themselves in reduced circumstances. He first intended to train for the law, but later turned to art, attending drawing and modelling lessons at the ...

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