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Charles Towne

 (1763 - 1840)
Charles Towne was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Charles Towne is known for painting.

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 2480 characters.



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About  Charles Towne

Born:  1763
Died:   1840
Known for:  painting