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FAITHORNE, William, the Elder (1616 - 1691), Engraver, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAITHORNE, William, the Elder (1616 - 1691), Engraver, pastellist

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 1616, in London; died 1691, in London.

Engraver, pastellist.

[not available online]Until the start of the English Civil War, William Faithorne the Elder trained under Robert Peake, a painter and seller of engravings who was knighted by Charles I and then took up arms for the King, dragging his pupil along with him. Fairthorne was captured during the seige of Basing

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