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Augustus Wall Callcott

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

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Augustus Wall Callcott


Augustus Wall Callcott was an English landscape painter.  He studied music and sang for the Westminster Abbey choir before enrolling at the Royal Academy in the late 1790s and realizing his passion for painting.  His first artistic endeavors were portraits, but he soon transitioned to landscape painting, which became the focus of his career.

His elegant style and pleasing tones were noticed by many, and he was elected a royal academician at the Royal Academy in 1810.  Because Callcott was so careful and detail-oriented with his landscapes, on average, only about five paintings a year could be exhibited.  In addition to painting his   ...  Displaying 750 of 1629 characters.



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About  Augustus Wall Callcott

Born:  1779 - United Kingdom
Died:   1844
Known for:  Landscape painting