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Alexander Nasmyth

 (1758 - 1840)
Alexander Nasmyth was active/lived in England, United Kingdom, Scotland.  Alexander Nasmyth is known for landscape painting, illustration, teaching.

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Alexander Nasmyth was a painter, illustrator, landscape gardener and engineer. He was educated for a career in architecture, but at an early age he showed artistic talent, and in 1773 he was apprenticed to James Cummyng (c. 1730-92), a house decorator and antiquarian. Nasmyth painted panels for carriages at Alexander Crichton's coachworks and attended evening classes at the Trustees' Academy. When Allan Ramsay visited Crichton in 1774, he was impressed with Nasmyth's ability. Nasmyth subsequently accompanied Ramsay to his London studio where he continued his apprenticeship for four years.

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