Thomas Coleman Dibdin

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Thomas Coleman Dibdin
(1810–1893)

View of Rouen

Signed and dated at lower left corner, in point of brush and dark blue watercolor, TC Dibdin / 1882

Point of brush, watercolor, gouache, some gum arabic, and traces of black chalk
14 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches (376 x 543 mm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tang

1993.20
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Dibdin was a son of the dramatist Thomas Dibdin and grandson of the dramatist/composer Charles Dibdin, who was also a talented amateur painter. He is known to have exhibited landscape and architectural subjects at both the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists from 1831 to 1839. In 1848 he published a work entitled Progressive Lessons in Water Colour Painting.