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Barlow, Francis (d. 1704), painter and etcher, was said by George Vertue to have come from Lincolnshire and to have been apprenticed in London to the portrait painter William Shepherd. His earliest dated work is a drawing of 1648 depicting David slaying the lion (...

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Sir David Young Cameron (1865–1945) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Sir David Young (1865–1945), painter and etcher, was born on 28 June 1865 at 1 Queen's Terrace, Glasgow, the fourth of the nine children and elder surviving son of the Revd Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in ...

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Katharine Cameron (1874–1965) by unknown photographer, 1931 [detail] © reserved; collection National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Katharine (1874–1965), watercolour painter and etcher, was born on 26 February 1874 at 16 Sardinia Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow, the eighth of the nine children of Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, and his wife, Margaret Johnston (...

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John Crome (1768–1821) by Denis Brownell Murphy, exh. Norwich Society of Artists 1821 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Crome, John (1768–1821), painter and etcher, was born on 22 December 1768 in Norwich, the son of John Crome, a publican and journeyman weaver, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was baptized on Christmas day in the church of St George, Tombland.

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Francis Edgar Dodd (1874–1949) self-portrait © Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

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Brian Reade

revised by Ian Lowe

Dodd, Francis Edgar (1874–1949), painter and etcher, was born in Upper Park Street, Holyhead, Anglesey, on 29 November 1874, the third son of the Revd Benjamin Dodd, a Wesleyan Methodist minister who had once been a blacksmith, and his wife, Jane Frances, daughter of ...

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Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599–1641) self-portrait, c. 1632–3 private collection; Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Dyck, Sir Anthony [formerly Antoon] Van (1599–1641), painter and etcher, was born on 22 March 1599 at the house Den Berendans (the Dancing Bear) in the Grote Markt in Antwerp, and baptized there the following day in the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk. He was the seventh of the twelve children of ...

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J. M. Gray

revised by Selby Whittingham

Geddes, Andrew (1783–1844), painter and etcher, was born on 5 April 1783 at St Patrick Street, Edinburgh, and baptized on 16 April at St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, the second of the six children, and only son, of David Geddes (who died at 18 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh...

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Gheeraerts, Marcus, the elder (b. c. 1520/21, d. in or after 1586), painter and etcher, was born in Bruges, Flanders, the son of Egbert Gheeraerts, painter, who joined the Guild of St Luke at Bruges in 1516, at which date he was apparently childless, and ...

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Goupy, Joseph (1689–1769), painter and etcher, was born in London in 1689. The year of his birth is established by a note written by his patron Dr Cox Macro (BL, Add MS 32556, fol. 170) and by a reference to a 78-year-old painter in the return of papists in ...

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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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Griggs, Frederick Landseer Maur (1876–1938), etcher, illustrator, and architect, was born on 30 October 1876 at 21 High Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the eldest of four children of Frederick Griggs (1849–1926) and his wife, Jemima Elizabeth (Mimie; 1852–1900), daughter of Thomas Bailey, hatter. His parents were Baptists; his father, a baker and confectioner, was a deacon of the church, while his mother gave ...

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L. H. Cust

revised by Anne Crookshank

Grogan, Nathaniel (1739/40–1807), painter and etcher, was born in Cork, the son of a wood-turner and block maker to whom he was initially apprenticed. As an artist he was encouraged by John Butts (who also helped the painter James Barry) but was largely self-taught through copying engravings after Dutch masters. A surviving drawing after ...

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(Imre) Anthony Sandor Gross (1905–1984) self-portrait, c. 1925 [Self-Portrait in a Fez] © reserved; Belgrave Gallery, London & St Ives

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S. C. Hutchison

revised by Robin Herdman

Gross, (Imre) Anthony Sandor (1905–1984), painter and etcher, was born in Dulwich, London, on 19 March 1905, the elder child and only son of Alexander Gross, formerly Grosz (1880–1958), a naturalized British subject of Hungarian origin who had settled in the London area as a map publisher, and his wife, ...

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Charles Samuel Keene (1823–1891) by Horace Harral, 1860s © National Portrait Gallery, London