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Paton, Davidlocked

(d. in or after 1709)
  • Stephen Lloyd


Paton, David (d. in or after 1709), portrait draughtsman and copyist, was a Scot, of whose origins very little is known. He specialized in making small monochrome drawings, both portraits and copies of old masters, in plumbago (lead point) as well as in pen and Indian ink on vellum. His earliest extant works are copies, signed and dated 1667. These are rectangular works drawn in plumbago on vellum after oil paintings by ...

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