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Clarkson Stanfield

Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793–1867, English marine and landscape painter. He was first a sailor, then a scenery painter. Later he became known for his paintings of dramatic marine scenes. He is well represented at the Victoria and Albert Museum; his Entrance to the Zuyder Zee and Lake Como are in the Tate Gallery, London.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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