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BURKE, Thomas (1749 - 1815), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BURKE, Thomas (1749 - 1815), Engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1749, in Dublin; died 1815, in London.


Thomas Burke was a pupil of John Dixon, though his style was derived from that of Bartolozzi and Earlom. His engravings, mainly after Cipriani and Angelica Kauffmann, were almost always printed in red or brown. They date from 1772 to 1791 and are sought after by collectors. His work includes 27 plates

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