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Ingham, Charles Cromwell

INGHAM, CHARLES CROMWELL (1796-1863), American artist, was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was apupil of the Dublin Academy, emigrated to the United States at the age of twentyone, and immediately became identified with the art life of that country, being one of the founders of the National Academy of New York in 1826 and its vice-president from 1845 to 1850. He painted portraits of the reigning beauties of New York and acquired considerable reputation, continuing to practise his profession until his death, in New York, on the loth of December 1863.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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