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date: 08 April 2020

Farington, Josephlocked

(1747–1821)
  • Evelyn Newby

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Farington, Joseph (1747–1821), landscape painter and diarist, was born at Leigh vicarage, Lancashire, on 21 November 1747, the second of the seven sons of William Farington (1704–1767), rector of Warrington and vicar of Leigh, and his wife, Esther Gilbody (1716–1794) of Manchester. His elder brother ...

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Royal Archives, Windsor Castle, Berkshire [with gracious permission of her majesty the queen]
E. Waterhouse, (1981); repr. as (1991), vol. 2 of
British Museum, London
J. Farington, ed. K. Garlick, A. Macintyre, K. Cave, & E. Newby, 17 vols. (1978–98)
Royal Academy of Arts, London
National Portrait Gallery, London
British Library, London