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Thomas Wright (1792 - 1849)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Painter and printmaker. Apprenticed to H. Meyer, worked for 4 years for W. T. Fry. Spent 1822-26 in St. Petersburg engraving his brother-in-law George Dawe’s portraits of the Russian Royal family and generals. Spent a further 15 years in Russia from 1830. Died in London.


Born: 2 March 1792 in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Died: 30 March 1849

Nationality: British

Gender: Male

Works by Thomas Wright in the RA Collection

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Associated books

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