Henry Perronet Briggs

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Henry Perronet Briggs RA (1793 – 18 January 1844) was an English painter of portraits and historical scenes. Briggs was born at Walworth, County Durham, the son of a post office official. His cousin was Amelia Opie (née Alderson), the wife of artist John Opie (whose portrait was later painted by Briggs). While still at school at Epping he sent two ...

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