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Lucas, John Seymour

LUCAS, JOHN SEYMOUR (1840- ), English painter, was born in London, and was a student in the Royal Academy Schools. He was elected an associate of the academy in 1886 and academician in 1898, and became a constant exhibitor of pictures of historical and domestic incidents, notably of the Tudor and Stuart periods, painted with much skill and with close attention to detail. One of his most important works is a panel in the Royal Exchange, presented by the corporation of London, representing William the Conqueror granting the first charter to the city; and one of his earlier pictures, " After Culloden: Rebel Hunting," is in the National Gallery of British Art.

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

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