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FAIRLAND, Thomas (1804 - 1852), Engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAIRLAND, Thomas (1804 - 1852), Engraver, lithographer

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1804, in London; died 1852.

Engraver, lithographer.

Thomas Fairland trained under Fuseli at the Royal Academy. He was awarded a silver medal for a design in the style of antiquity, then became a pupil of Charles Heath. He achieved great popularity by copying the works of Landseer and Hunt, and Queen Victoria honoured him by bestowing her favour on him.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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