Edward Bird RA

Died aged c. 47

Edward Bird RA (1772 – 2 November 1819) was an English genre painter who spent most of his working life in Bristol, where the Bristol School of artists formed around him. He enjoyed a few years of popularity in London, where he challenged the dominance of Sir David Wilkie in the genre painting field, before moving on to history painting, specialising in battle scenes.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Edward Bird R.A. 1772-1819 Painter Born Goat (North) Street Apprentice Japanning artist Old Hall Works worked here 1785-1793

Central Library, Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom where they worked