William Mulready

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William Mulready

Country

Ireland

Birth - Death

1786 - 1863

Occupation

Artist

Notable Achievements

Légion d'honneur, RA

Description

Painter of romantic rural scenes and landscapes, and creator of the Mulready stationary line sold by the Royal Mail. Illustrator of children's books. Notable paintings include 'Hampstead Heath' (1806); 'The Fight Interrupted' (1816); 'Giving a Bite' (1836); 'First Love' (1839); 'The Sonnet' (1839); 'Choosing the Wedding Gown' (1846); and 'The Butt (Shooting a Cherry)' (1848). Member of the Royal Academy, and recipient of France's Legion d'honneur. Partner was fellow artist John Linnell.

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