25 Octr 1802 – 23 Sepr 1828
HIS SUN WENT DOWN
ERE IT WAS DAY'
Richard Parkes Bonington was a painter of landscapes and historical scenes who moved to France with his family at the age of 14, and died of tuberculosis at 25 in England. His remains were moved from Pentonville to Kensal Green in 1837.
The house where Bonington lived in Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
'IN THIS HOUSE WAS BORN
26 OCTOBER 1802
The plaque was unveiled in the 1920s. In Arnold there is also a school and a theatre named after Bonington.