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Norton, Christopher (1738?–1799), engraver, painter, and antiquary

Timothy Clayton and Anita McConnell

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/20341

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Norton, Christopher (1738?–1799), engraver, painter, and antiquary, may have been the son of John and Susanna Norton baptized on 26 March 1738 at St Anne's, Soho, Westminster. From about 1755 he was a pupil of Peter Charles Canot, and in the later 1750s did the preliminary etching on several of ...

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Subjects: Education ; Prints and Printmaking ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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