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Revd Matthew William Peters RA (1742 - 1814)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

He resigned from the Royal Academy to `relinquish his art as a profession and take up a clerical career’ (Manners, op. cit., p.25).


Royal Academician

Born: 1742 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom

Died: 20 March 1814

Nationality: British

Elected ARA: 27 August 1771

Elected RA: 11 February 1777

Honorary officer: Chaplain 1784 - 1788

Resigned: 01 Nov 1790

Gender: Male

Preferred media: Painting

Works by Revd Matthew William Peters in the RA Collection

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Works after Revd Matthew William Peters in the RA Collection

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