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EARLOM, Richard (1743 - 1822), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EARLOM, Richard (1743 - 1822), Engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1743, in London; died 1822, in London.


[not available online]Richard Earlom was a pupil of Cipriani, and was, it is said, the first to use the point in mezzotint engraving. His first work in 1777 was the engraving of 200 plates after the drawings of the Book of Truth (Liber Veritatis) of Claude Lorraine, which were for

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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