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Augustus Wall Callcott

 (1779 - 1844)
Augustus Wall Callcott was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Augustus Callcott is known for painting.

Augustus Wall Callcott

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Sir Augustus Wall Callcott was an English painter of landscapes, seascapes, and coastal scenes.  He was made an ARA in 1806 and RA in 1810.  He was a friend and admirer of Turner and an important figure in the Victorian art world.  He was Knighted by Queen Victoria in 1837 and became Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures in 1843. 

His works can be seen at The Tate Gallery, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, and The Manchester Art Gallery.

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About  Augustus Wall Callcott

Born:  1779 - British
Died:   1844
Known for:  painting