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Whymper, Edward

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00196731
Whymper, Edward

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 April 1840; died 19 September 1911, in Chamonix, France.

Watercolourist, engraver (wood), illustrator, writer. Mountainscapes, landscapes with figures.

Son of Josiah Wood Whymper, the famous mountaineer Edward Whymper painted the Alps and wrote and illustrated several guidebooks, including ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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