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EDWARDS, Edward (1738 - 1806), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EDWARDS, Edward (1738 - 1806), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1738, in London; died 1806.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. History painting.

Edward Edwards was the son of a chair maker and was employed by John Boydell to make drawings after the old masters for publications. He was also employed by an antiquarian for the same purpose. He studied at the Gallery of the Duke of Richmond and at the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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