(1809 - 1891)
Thomas Flintoff was active/lived in Texas / England. Thomas Flintoff is known for portrait painting, watercolor townscapes.
Biography Thomas Flintoff
Thomas Flintoff, (b.1809, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England -d.1891, Australia). Painter active in the early American West; known for portraits of pioneer Texans and for detailed watercolor sketches of Texas towns made during 1851-52.
Flintoff moved to the United States in 1850 and soon after traveled to Texas, probably arriving by ship in the spring of 1851 at the booming port city of Galveston where he saw an opportunity for an itinerant portrait painter. Soon thereafter he began painting commissioned portraits of prominent citizens in Galveston and other emerging Texas cities. His known activity in Texas ceased during 1852.
Little is known of Flintoff's early life; study and experience painting in the English romantic style of
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