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Denis Dighton (1792 – 8 August 1827) was an English painter mostly known for his paintings of battle scenes especially depicting the Peninsular War and the Battle of Waterloo; he also painted a scene of Neslon being shot at the Battle of Trafalgar. He was the son of the caricaturist Robert Dighton. He was married to the still-life painter Phoebe Earl.

Battle of Trafalgar by Denis Dighton


Works About

  • Carman, William Y., "The Battle of Waterloo by Denis Dighton," Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, Vol. XLIII, No. 174, June 1965, pp. 55-59.
  • Harrington, Peter. (1993). British Artists and War: The Face of Battle in Paintings and Prints, 1700-1914. London: Greenhill



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