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BUSS, Robert William (1804 - 1875), Painter, engraver, illustrator, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BUSS, Robert William (1804 - 1875), Painter, engraver, illustrator, caricaturist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1804, baptised in London, in the parish of St Luke; died 1875, in London.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, caricaturist. Genre scenes, portraits. Stage sets.

Robert Buss learned engraving from his father, with whom he studied for six years before going to further his studies with George Clint. While with Clint, he trained as a portrait painter and stage designer.

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