Thomas Wyatt (painter)

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Thomas Wyatt (c.1799 – 1859) was an English portrait-painter, born at Thickbroom circa 1799. He studied in the school of the Royal Academy, and accompanied his brother Henry to Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester, practising as a portrait-painter without much success. In Manchester he tried photography. Eventually he settled as a portrait-painter in Lichfield, and died there on 7 July 1859. His works are best known in the Midland counties, and especially at Birmingham, where he held the post of secretary to the Midland Society of Artists.

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Wyatt was the younger brother of the artist Henry Wyatt.

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  1. A manual of conchology: according to the system laid down by Lamarck, with ... - Thomas Wyatt, Thomas Wyatt (A. M.) - Google Books. Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
  2. "A Dictionary of Artists of the English School: Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers and". Archive.org. Retrieved 30 September 2012.

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