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EVELYN, John (1620 - 1706), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EVELYN, John (1620 - 1706), Engraver

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 31 October 1620, in Wotton (Surrey); died 27 February 1706, in London.


[not available online]In 1649, John Evelyn engraved five small plates in Paris, which dealt with his travels to Rome and Naples. He also engraved a view of his property in Wotton and a view of Putney. He was the author of Sculptura, one of the first English publications

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