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DAWE, George (1781 - 1829), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAWE, George (1781 - 1829), Painter, engraver

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 8 February 1781, in London; died 15 October 1829, in Kentish Town, near London.

Painter, engraver. Portraits.

George Dawe was the son of the mezzotint engraver Philip Dawe. He was taught engraving by his father, but, after producing several plates of great quality, turned instead to painting. He had a great reputation by the time he went to Russia, where

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