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FORBES, James (1749 - 1819), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORBES, James (1749 - 1819), Draughtsman

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1749, in London; died 1819, in Aachen.


James Forbes was an explorer who made numerous sketches during the course of his travels. The drawings were engraved in aquatint by W. Stoker, for his Memories of the Orient.

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