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Thomas Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 22 Dec. 1735; d London, 2 Feb. 1805).

English sculptor. He was one of the most serious-minded of British Neoclassical artists, aiming at noble treatment of elevated...

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Nesbit, Charlton (1775–1838), wood-engraver

Iain Bain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 1132 words.

Nesbit, Charlton (1775–1838), wood-engraver, was born on 22 August 1775 at Swalwell, co. Durham, on the south bank of the Tyne, the son of a keelman. Nothing is known of his early life...

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Dickinson, William

David Alexander.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 366 words.

(b London, 1747; d Paris, 1823).

English engraver and print publisher. He worked first for the painter Robert Edge Pine, exhibiting mezzotints of Pine’s pictures at the...

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Tresham, Henry

Peter Walch.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 444 words.

(b Dublin, ?1751; d London, June 17, 1814).

Irish painter, printmaker, dealer and writer. He first studied at the Dublin Society of Artists drawing school, winning an...

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Holbein, Hans, the Younger

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 3551 words.

German, 16th century, male.

Active in Switzerland from 1514, then in England from 1531.

Born probably in 1497 or 1498, in Augsburg; died November 1543, in London.

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