Thomas Rowlandson - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Thomas Rowlandson

Place: Old Jewry

Born: 1756

Death: 1827

Nationality: United Kingdom


Thomas Rowlandson (13 July 1756 - 21 April 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist. Rowlandson was born in Old Jewry, in the City of London. His father, William, had been a weaver, but had moved into trading supplies for the textile industry and after overextending himself was declared bankrupt in 1759. Life became difficult for him in London ...