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Keene, Charles Samuel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00097652
Keene, Charles Samuel

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 10 August 1823, in Hornsey; died 4 January 1891, in London.

Watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, caricaturist.

Charles Samuel Keene was one of the important artists of his time, holding a place equal to that held by Daumier in France. After working with a lawyer and an architect, he was placed as a pupil with the well-known Whymper brothers, engravers....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art

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