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Charles Robert Leslie (1794 - 1859)

Born of American parents at Clerkenwell in 1794. Left England for America in 1799 where he was educated. He returned to England in 1811 and studied art under West and Washington Allston, he also became a student of the Royal Academy in 1813, where he also exhibited. He was elected A.R.A. in 1821 and R.A. in 1826. He taught drawing at the West Point Military Academy, U.S.A., in 1833, and was Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy from 1847 to 1852. His reputation rests on humorous genre subjects in oils derived from standard authors. He died in Abercorn Place, St. John's Wood, on the 5th May 1859.

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