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date: 20 October 2020

Gilpin, Williamlocked

(1724–1804)
  • Malcolm Andrews

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Gilpin, William (1724–1804), writer on art and headmaster, was born on 4 June 1724 at Scaleby Castle, near Carlisle, Cumberland, and baptized on 7 June, the son of Captain John Bernard Gilpin (1701–1776) and Matilda Langstaffe (1703–1773). His father was considered one of the best amateur painters of the time and included among his pupils ...

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