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John Frederick Lewis RA (1804 - 1876)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Most sources state that Lewis was born in 1805. However, Kenneth Bendiner in his article on Lewis in the Dictionary of National Biography (2004) says that this is incorrect and that he was was born on 14th July 1804. This is also the date that is recored on his gravestone.


Royal Academician

Born: 14 July 1804 in London, England, United Kingdom

Died: 15 August 1876

Nationality: British

Elected ARA: 31 January 1859

Elected RA: 10 March 1865

Retired: 09 May 1876

Gender: Male

Preferred media: Painting

Works by John Frederick Lewis in the RA Collection

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Works after John Frederick Lewis in the RA Collection

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Works associated with John Frederick Lewis in the RA Collection

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