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KEITH, William (1838 - 1911), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KEITH, William (1838 - 1911), Painter, engraver

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 21 November 1838, in Old Meldrum (Aberdeenshire), Scotland; died 13 April 1911, in Berkeley (California).

Painter, engraver. Landscapes, animals, portraits.

[not available online]William Keith emigrated to the USA in 1850. He worked as a wood-engraver for Harper and Brothers publishing in 1857, before moving to San Francisco where he did small jobs in an engraver's shop. By 1859,

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