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 Octavius Oakley  (1800 - 1867)

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Lived/Active: United States      Known for: Genre, portrait, and landscape painter

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BIOGRAPHY for Octavius Oakley
1800 (London, England)
1867 (Bayswater, London, England)

United States

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Genre, portrait, and landscape painter

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Octavius Oakley (b.1800 / d.1867)

Oakley was born in Bermondsey on April 27, 1800.

Oakley's father was a London wool merchant.  With the intentions of going into the medical field, Oakley attended the school of Dr. Nicholas at Ealing.

Despite his academics Oakley worked with textile company, in Leeds.  After many drawings and portraits of acquaintances, Oakley left the business to pursue a professional career in art.

Oakley settled in Derby in c.1825.  (showing 500 of 1039 characters).

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