Abbott, Lemuel Francis

Portrait
Born: 1760 AD
Died: 1802 AD, at 42 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Painters


1760 - Born in Leicestershire, the son of a clergyman, Lemuel Abbot (English clergyman and poet) and and his

              wife Mary.

1775 - He became a pupil of Francis Hayman (and English painter and illustrator) and lived in London.

1800 - He became insane when he was about 40 and was attended by Dr. Thomas Munro, the chief physician to

              Bethlem Hospital and a specialist in mental disorders.

1802 - He died on the 5th of December in London.

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