John Bagnold Burgess

John Bagnold Burgess

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Bagnold Burgess (21 Oct 1829 - 2 Nov 1897) was an English artist known for his of paintings of historical and genre scenes, principally in Spain. Burgess was born in Chelsea on the 21st of October 1829. He was the son of Henry W. Burgess, landscape painter to William IV, and part of a family of several generations of distinguished artists (see "Family" below). He was educated at "Brompton Grammar School" and, after the death of his father when he was 10 years old, received art training from William Charles Ross, the miniature painter - who had been friend of his father. In 1848 he went to James Mathews Leigh's art school in Soho. In 1850 he exhibited a picture at the Royal Academy and in 1851 entered the Academy schools, winning the first-class medal for life drawing. Each year from 1852 until his death, Burgess was an annual contributor to the Academy's exhibitions.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136759527
  • 9786136759524