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LANDSEER, John (1763 - 1852), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANDSEER, John (1763 - 1852), Engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1763 or 1769, in Lincoln; died 29 February 1852, in London.

Engraver.

The father and teacher of Edwin, Charles, Thomas and Jessica Landseer, John Landseer himself was the son of a jeweller. He trained under the landscape engraver W. Burne and gained in recognition from 1793. In 1806 he started an engraving class in London, and in the same year

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