Cantlo Bestland (Apr 1763 - ca. 1837)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Painter, printmaker, draughtsman and dealer. Possibly miniature painter as well: artist of the name C. Bestland exhibited miniatures at the Royal Academy 1783-1837 and at the British Institution 1806-1836.
Born: Apr 1763
Died: ca. 1837
RA Schools student from 25 Mar 1779
The British Gallery Of Contemporary Portraits, Being A Series Of Engravings Of The More Eminent Persons Now Living Or Lately Deceased In Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made From Life, Or From The Most Approved Original Pictures. Accompanied By Short Biographical Notices. Vol. I. (II.) - London:: 1813.(-1822.)