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Pether, Williamlocked

(c. 1738–1821)
  • Timothy Clayton
  •  and Anita McConnell


Pether, William (c. 1738–1821), mezzotint engraver and painter, one of the three sons and two daughters of William Pether (d. 1781), an organ and harpsichord builder, and his wife, Mary, was born at Carlisle. He became a pupil of the artist and porcelain manufacturer ...

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