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GREEN, Valentine (1739 - 1813), Engraver (mezzotint)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GREEN, Valentine (1739 - 1813), Engraver (mezzotint)

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1739, in Salford (Warwickshire); died 29 July 1813, in London.

Engraver (mezzotint).

Valentine Green's father had intended that he should follow a career in law, but, against his father's wishes, he went to study with an unknown engraver in Worcester. He went to London in 1765 and began producing mezzotints. His first important works were two engravings of Hannibal and

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