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CATHERWOOD, Frederick (1799 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CATHERWOOD, Frederick (1799 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1799; died 1854.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Landscapes, architectural views.

Frederick Catherwood originally studied architecture. His illustrations for J. L. Stephens' book Travels in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan show a good knowledge of Mayan architecture and civilization.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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