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Edward Bird (1772–1819), RA

Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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Edward Bird trained as a japanning artist in Wolverhampton, decorating laquered tinplate domestic items, particularly trays. He moved to Bristol in about 1794 and continued japanning to make a living while he established himself as a 'Portrait, Landscape and Historical Painter' and opened an 'evening Drawing Academy' for young gentlemen. He befriended Edward Villiers Rippingille and began the sketching meetings where the Bristol School artists met and worked together.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol


Date

1817

Medium

oil on mahogany panel

Measurements

H 34.2 x W 26.1 cm

Accession number

K5950

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund, the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery and the Resource/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, 2002

Work type

Painting


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