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Henry Walton (1746–1813) was an English painter and art dealer.

Henry Walton
Born
Henry Walton

1746
Dickleburgh, Norfolk county, England, United Kingdom[1]
Died1813
London, England, United Kingdom[1]
NationalityBritish
Known forPainting
Lady Grant, Wife of Sir James Grant by Henry Walton, Yale Center for British Art, 1775

Little is known of Walton's early life. In 1770, he began studying art at the St. Martin's Lane Academy, in London. Walton primarily worked as a portraitist, painting in oil and producing miniatures. Later he painted some genre works. Records show he later worked as a picture dealer and adviser to some major private collectors.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ULAN ID 500010151".
  2. ^ "Henry Walton Brief Bio". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 2013-05-24.

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