Landseer, John George (1762/1763-1852), engraver and antiquary, was born in Lincoln. Little is known of his childhood or family except that his father was a jeweller and that, at some point during his youth, the family moved to London, where Landseer was apprenticed to William Byrne (1740-1805), a landscape engraver. ...
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