KNIVETON, WILLIAM

(fl. 1802-1820)

Landscape Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

He followed his profession as a landscape painter in Dublin for many years, but of his life and works little is known. He exhibited landscapes at the Parliament House in 1802, and in Dame Street in 1804. Two coloured aquatints after drawings by him, "Views of the Upper Lake of Killarney" and "Old Castle and Bridge, Donegal," were published by James Del Vecchio in Dublin. They are inscribed W. Kniveton delt. I. Clark dirext. Kniveton resided for many years, down to 1820, at 44 Leeson Street. He was husband of Mrs. Kniveton, the actress.

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