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Bonington

[bon-ing-tuh n]
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noun
  1. Richard Parkes [pahrks] /pɑrks/, 1801–28, English painter.
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Examples from the Web for bonington

Historical Examples

  • Bonington trotted off triumphant, leaving Richard to his bitter wrath.

    The Coming of the Friars

    Augustus Jessopp

  • Bonington excelled in landscape, marine, and figure subjects.

    English Painters

    Harry John Wilmot-Buxton

  • He showed me a Bonington water colour which he had picked up for a song.

    Jaffery

    William J. Locke

  • She stopped in the gallery in front of a small picture—a charming and precious Bonington—upon which her eyes rested a long time.

  • With these words his friend and comrade, the great Eugne Delacroix, drew the portrait of Bonington.


British Dictionary definitions for bonington

Bonington

noun
  1. Sir Chris (tian John Storey). born 1934, British mountaineer and writer; led 1970 Annapurna I and 1975 Everest expeditions; reached Everest summit in 1985
  2. Richard Parkes . 1801–28, British painter of landscapes and historical scenes
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