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Clennell, Luke (1781–1840), artist and wood-engraver

Iain Bain

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5609

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Clennell, Luke (1781–1840), artist and wood-engraver, was born on 8 April 1781 at Ulgham, near Morpeth, Northumberland, and baptized there on 11 May, the second of the seven children of John Clennell, farmer. His powerful natural gifts as a draughtsman were evident from an early age. After attending ...

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Subjects: Art ; Prints and Printmaking

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