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Barralet, John James (1747–1815), watercolour painter, was born in Dublin, and came of a French family. He was educated under James Mannin in the Dublin Society Schools, where he was awarded a premium in 1764. He specialized in landscapes, producing prosaic works with no hint of drama, although the trees are particularly well executed. However, his forte was undoubtedly the figures who people many of his works and give a lively immediacy to his watercolours. He worked in ...

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Cockburn, James Pattison (1779–1847), army officer and watercolour painter, was born on 18 March 1779 in New York, the son of Colonel John Cockburn and his wife, Mary, daughter of Colonel Sir James Cockburn. He entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, as a cadet on 19 March 1793, and passed out, as a second lieutenant, ...

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Girtin, Thomas (1775–1802), watercolour painter, was born at Great Bandy Leg Walk, Southwark, on 18 February 1775, the son of a brushmaker of Huguenot descent, John Girtin (1738–1778), and his wife, Rosehannah (née Townsend). He was baptized at St Saviour's, Southwark, on 17 March. In 1778 ...

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Thomas Girtin (1775–1802) by John Opie, c. 1800 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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(Johann) Carl Haag (1820–1915) by Cundall, Downes & Co., c. 1863 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Haag, (Johann) Carl (1820–1915), watercolour painter, was born on 20 April 1820 at Theaterstrasse 2, Erlangen, Bavaria. His father, a baker and amateur draughtsman, Johann Christoph Wilhelm Haag (1789–1828), would not allow the precocious boy to have drawing lessons, but after Johann's death in 1828 ...

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Lundgren, Egron Sellif (1815–1875), watercolour painter, was born in Brunkerberg, Stockholm, Sweden, on 18 December 1815, the sixth child of Erik Lundgren (d. 1840×49?) and his wife, Maria Elisabeth Fåhreus (d. 1846). He trained at the Tekniska Högskola (College of Technology)...

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Wehnert, Edward Henry (1813–1868), watercolour painter, was baptized on 14 February 1813 at St Anne's Church, Soho, London, the son of Henry Wehnert (d. 1848), a German tailor, and his wife, Susanna, née Beesley (d. 1838); he had at least two brothers. In 1825 he was sent to ...