Michael William Sharp,
He mar 11 August 1804, London,
to Arabella Menage ["Bella", born 5 July 1782, London].
She was an actress and dancer on the London stage.
She was from a family of dancers.
She was daughter of the dancer Antoine Menage and his wife Arabella Moore.
She acted and danced on stage in London from when she was a child in 1792.
Arabella's stage career continued until at least the 1811-1812 season.
They lived in London.
Michael painted with great success.
Arabella died London, 9 January 1817, age 34 yrs.
She was buried at the church of St George's, Hanover Square.
Michael retained his links with Norwich. He regularly stayed there and exhibited there.
He died at Boulogne in 1840.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
Engraving published 1828. After original painting by Michael William Sharp.
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