(1763 - 1840)
Charles Towne was active/lived in United Kingdom. Charles Towne is known for painting.
Biography Charles Towne
Charles Towne (1763–1840) was an English painter of landscapes, horses and other animals, horse-racing and hunting scenes.
Not to be confused with the painter Charles Towne (1781–1854), "the younger".
Towne was born in Wigan, the son of Richard Town, a portrait-painter from Liverpool, and his wife Mary. His talent for art was apparent from a young age and he received some training from landscape painter John Rathbone in Leeds. He then worked as a coach and ornamental painter with his brother in Liverpool, and also worked for a time in Lancaster and Manchester. In 1785 he married Margaret Harrison, a widow.
In 1787 Towne exhibited a small landscape in an exhibition in Liverpool. By the 1790
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