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HARRIS, Moses (<i>born</i> 1731), Draughtsman, engraver, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARRIS, Moses (born 1731), Draughtsman, engraver, watercolourist

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 1731, in London.

Draughtsman, engraver, watercolourist. Natural history (insects).

Moses Harris drew and engraved illustrations for works on natural history, including the Natural History of the Insects of Great Britain published in 1766. He also exhibited a series of studies of British insects at the Royal Academy in 1785. His book A Natural System of Colours, was published in 1811.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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