Julius Caesar Ibbetson
(1759 - 1817)
Julius Caesar Ibbetson was active/lived in United Kingdom. Julius Ibbetson is known for landscapes, genre scenes and portraits painting.
Biography Julius Caesar Ibbetson
Julius Caesar Ibbetson traveled extensively throughout his career, not only around
Britain but also to the East Indies. In 1777 he moved to London, where
he lived intermittently for the next twenty years.
Initially he worked
as a scene-painter and picture restorer, however keen to establish
himself as an artist of note, he began to exhibit at the Royal Academy
from 1785. In 1787-8 he was employed as the draughtsman on the first
British Mission to Beijing and following his return, he was able to
abandon his earlier career to concentrate on producing landscapes, genre
scenes and portraits.
Ibbetson was drawn to the topography of London and its surrounding
villages, such as Kilburn, Blackheath,
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