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date: 19 February 2020

Browne, Alexanderlocked

(d. 1706)
  • Antony Griffiths

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Browne, Alexander (d. 1706), miniature painter and auctioneer, was also one of the first publishers of mezzotints. Of his parents and education nothing is known. In 1669 he wrote and published his Ars Pictoria, or, An Academy Treating of Drawing, Painting, Limning and Etching...

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