Thomas Girtin



Thomas Girtin (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802) was an English watercolourist and etcher. A friend and rival of J. M. W. Turner, Girtin played a key role in establishing watercolour as a reputable art form.

This biography is from Wikipedia under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. Spotted a problem? Let us know.

Read full Wikipedia entry



  • Tate Etc

    Colour me British: Watercolour I

    Klaus Kertess , Jerry Brotton , Vidya Gastaldon , Jennifer Higgie , Silke Otto-Knapp , David Attenborough , Matsui Fuyuko , Deanna Petherbridge and David Musgrave

You might like

In the shop