Tobias Young

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John Tobias Young (d. 1824) was a British painter.


Young was probably born in Mildenhall near Marlborough. [1] He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1816 and 1817, and painted the scenery for Lord Barrymore's private theatre at Wargrave. He practised for some time at Southampton, to which town and its neighbourhood his reputation was chiefly confined. In the Southampton Town Hall there is a Judgment of Solomon by him. [2]


He lived at 1 Hanover Buildings, Southampton until his death [1] on 1 December 1824. [3]

The Southampton City Museums collection includes some topographical paintings by Young of the area around the city. [4]

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  1. 1 2 "Winchester from the South". Winchester Museums. Archived from the original on 9 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  2. Bryan 1889
  3. "Obituary". The Gentleman's Magazine. 136: 645. 1824.
  4. "Southampton City Art Gallery". BBC Your Paintings. Retrieved 9 January 2019.