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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Hart, Solomon Alexander
Born at Plymouth; served as an engraver's apprentice in London; studied at the Royal Academy, and excelled in miniature painting; he became celebrated as a painter of historical scenes and characters, and in 1854 was appointed professor of Painting in the Royal Academy, and subsequently librarian; his works include "Henry I. receiving intelligence of the Death of his Son," "Milton visiting Galileo in Prison," "Wolsey and Buckingham," "Lady Jane Grey in the Tower," &c. (1806-1881).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hart, Solomon Alexander'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/hart-solomon-alexander.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.