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Randolph Caldecott

 (1846 - 1886)
Randolph Caldecott was active/lived in Florida / United Kingdom, England.  Randolph Caldecott is known for children's book illustration, rural genre and interior painting.

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Randolph Caldecott


The following has been provided by Claudette Hegel, author of Randolph Caldecott: An Illustrated Life, published by Avisson Press, 2004.

Randolph Caldecott, known primarily for his 16 Picture Books, was also an accomplished painter and sculptor. In his short lifetime, he completed at least 56 oil paintings and 22 sculptures, in addition to having at least one illustration in a minimum of 66 books and more than 120 illustrations in at least 14 different newspapers and magazines.

The Royal Mint hired him to design a medal for those who fought in the Second Afghanistan War Campaign for the years 1878-80.

Caldecott was born in Chester, Cheshire, England, on March 22, 1846. He was the third of seven children born to   ...  Displaying 750 of 13178 characters.



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About  Randolph Caldecott

Born:  1846 - Chester, England
Died:   1886 - St. Augustine, Florida
Known for:  children's book illustration, rural genre and interior painting