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Drummond, Samuel (1765?–1844), history and marine painter, was born, according to Redgrave, in London on 25 December 1765; however, Farington records Drummond himself telling him that he 'did not know where He was born but He believed in Scotland', and that in 1808 he was 'abt. 41 years old' (...

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See Du Bois, Simon

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Fisk, William Henry (1827–1884), landscape and historical genre painter and drawing teacher, was the son of William Fisk (1796–1872), a painter of portraits and historical subjects, and his wife, Margaret Thomas; he was baptized on 23 June 1827 at St Mary's, Marylebone Road, Middlesex...

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Hook, James Clarke (1819–1907), landscape and history painter, born in Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London, on 21 November 1819, was the eldest son of James Hook, who was at first a draper in London, and after a bankruptcy became judge of the mixed commission court...

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Kennedy, William Denholm (1813–1865), historical genre and landscape painter, was born at Dumfries on 16 June 1813; he received his early education at Edinburgh. At seventeen he moved to London where he entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1833. His lifelong friendship with the artist ...

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McDonald, John Blake (1829–1901), historical genre and landscape painter, son of James McDonald, a wood merchant, and his wife, Mary Black, was born at Boat of Bridge, Boharm, Moray, on 31 May 1829. He was educated there, but in 1852 enrolled at the ...

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Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775–1851), landscape and history painter, was born in 1775 (according to his own reminiscence on 23 April), the son of William Turner (1745–1829), barber and wig-maker, of 21 Maiden Lane, in the parish of St Paul's, Covent Garden, London...

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Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) self-portrait, c. 1798 © Tate, London, 2004