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GREENWOOD, John (1729 - 1792), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GREENWOOD, John (1729 - 1792), Painter, engraver

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American, 18th century, male.

Born 7 December 1729, in Boston; died 15 September 1792, in Margale.

Painter, engraver.

In 1752 John Greenwood emigrated to Surinam, then went from there to The Netherlands and landed in England in 1763. He engraved good portraits and reproductions after Rembrandt, Teniers and Metzu, and in 1768 engraved his own painting, Inquisitive Girl. He painted portraits, seascapes and watercolours, and

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