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