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Arthur Perigal

1816 - 1884

Landscape painter. Perigal was born in Edinburgh, the son of another Arthur Perigal (1784 - 1847), who was a historical and portrait painter.

He established himself early as a landscape painter in oil and watercolour and visited Italy, painting in Venice.

Perigal was elected a member of the Royal Scottish Academy (1868) and was appointed its treasurer in 1880. He exhibited at the Royal Academy (London) between 1861 and 1884.

Perigal died in Edinburgh.

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