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DIXON, John - Engraver (etching)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIXON, John - Engraver (etching)

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British, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1740, in Dublin; died 1811, in London.

Engraver (etching).

John Dixon was a pupil of West in Dublin and became a member of the Society of Artists in 1766. He engraved several portraits after Sir Joshua Reynolds and other masters. He is noted for Tygress, after Stubbs, Ugolino Imprisoned with his Children, after Reynolds, The Oracle, an allegory, 24 plates

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