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BAILLIE, William (1723 - 1810), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAILLIE, William (1723 - 1810), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Irish, 18th century, male.

Born 5 June 1723, in Killbride (Carlow); died 22 December 1810, in London.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman.

[not available online]William Baillie served as a captain in the English army, then went on to become an amateur artist and art dealer. From 1760 to 1779, he executed etchings and brush and colour engravings, and was particularly skilled at mezzotint engraving. He published his

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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