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Green, William (1760–1823), landscape painter and etcher, was born on 25 August 1760, at 3 Windmill Street, Lad Lane, Deansgate, Manchester, the son of Joshua Green (b. 1725), schoolmaster, and his wife, Catherine Simpson (1734–1760). Initially his father's pupil, he later attended ...

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David Law (1831–1901) by George Paul Chalmers, 1878 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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J. L. Caw

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Law, David (1831–1901), etcher and landscape painter, was born in Edinburgh on 25 April 1831 and baptized there on 12 November, the son of John Law and his wife, Charlotte. Having been apprenticed at an early age to the steel-engraver George Aikman, he was admitted in 1845 on his master's recommendation to the ...

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Samuel Palmer (1805–1881) self-portrait, c. 1824–8 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Palmer, Samuel (1805–1881), landscape painter and etcher, was born on 27 January 1805, at Surrey Square, Newington, London, the eldest child of Samuel Palmer (1775–1848) and Martha Giles (1778–1818), who were married on 12 October 1803. The Palmers were an upper-middle-class family, who had in the eighteenth century been prosperous feltmakers in the ...

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Schweickhardt, Heinrich Wilhelm (1746–1797), landscape painter and etcher, who is believed to have been of Dutch descent, was born in Brandenburg or in Hamm, Westphalia, the son of the engraver L. Schweickhardt. From 1755 he studied under Girolamo Lapis, an Italian painter, at ...

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Stannard, Joseph (1797–1830), marine and landscape painter and etcher, was born on 13 September 1797 in Norwich, and baptized on 17 September at the church of St Michael at Plea, the eldest son of Abraham Stannard (1765–1838), landlord of a public house, and his wife, ...

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F. M. O'Donoghue

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Strutt, Jacob George (1784–1867), landscape painter and etcher, was born in Colchester, Essex, on 4 August 1784, the third son in the family of five sons and three daughters of Benjamin Strutt (1754–1827), a lawyer's clerk and election agent, and his wife, Caroline, ...