Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

William Alexander

 (1767 - 1816)
William Alexander was active/lived in California / United Kingdom.  William Alexander is known for topographic landscape.

William Alexander

William Alexander (b. 1767 / d.1816)

William Alexander was born on April 10, 1767 in Maidstone, Kent.

Alexander began his eduction at Maidstone Grammar School before moving to London in 1782 to study art.  He was admitted to the Royal Academy in February of 1784.

He was appointed as one of the draughtsmen to the Macartney Embassy to China in 1792.  Alexander returned to England in 1794.  The next year, he married Jan Wogan who passed away soon afterward.

Alexander was appointed professor of drawing at the Military College at Great Marlow, in 1802.  He resigned in May 1808 to be the assistant keeper of antiquities in the British Museum.  The years between 1810 to 1815, he made drawings of   ...  Displaying 750 of 1908 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  William Alexander

Born:  1767
Died:   1816
Known for:  topographic landscape