Oil Painting - "Le Chateau de la Duchesse de Berry" by Richard Parkes Bonington

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NCMG 2009-1

Born in Arnold, Nottingham, Bonington learned watercolour from his father, an artist and teacher, and in France where the family moved in 1817. Although he was only 25 when he died of TB in London, he had already been classed as a child prodigy, and had exhibited at the Royal Academy.

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