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Frans Greenwood

(1680—1763)


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(b Rotterdam 1680; d Dordrecht 1763). Dutch glass-engraver of English origin. He developed the technique of Stipple-engraving (see also Glass, §I, 1(ii)) to draw pictorial designs on glass.

From The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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