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Lewis, Frederick Christian, senior (1779–1856), engraver and landscape painter

Charles Newton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16582

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Lewis, Frederick Christian, senior (1779–1856), engraver and landscape painter, was born in London on 14 March 1779, the eldest son of Johan Ludwig (b. c.1740), an émigré miniature painter from Hanover who took the name of John Lewis, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting ; Prints and Printmaking

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