William Bewick

Born: 20 October 1795 in Harworth, near Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Died: 8 June 1866
Portrait and history painter. At the age of 20 Bewick joined Benjamin Robert Haydon's workshop in London. In 1826 Sir Thomas Lawrence asked him to go to Italy to make copies of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel. After working for Sir Thomas in Rome for two years, Bewick returned to England where he painted historical subjects and portraits. He exhibited at the British Institution from 1822 to 1840 and at the Royal Academy from 1839 to 1840.
Works of Art: 0
Books: 1
Archives: 3
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   A description of Mr. W. Bewick’s pictures and drawings, now exhibiting at the Great Room, in the Town-Hall, Darlington - Darlington 1822   
AND/17/111    Newspaper cutting [source unknown]    [Jul 1871]    Item   
LAW/5/312    W. Bewick, Rome, to Sir Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, London    19 Mar 1829    Item   
LAW/4/405    W. Bewick, Darlington, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    12 Dec 1825    Item