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date: 20 October 2019

Green, Amoslocked

(1735–1807)
  • L. H. Cust
  • , revised by Nicholas Grindle

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Green, Amos (1735–1807), fruit and landscape painter, was born in Halesowen, Shropshire, into a family that had 'want of fame and fortune' (Green, 78). Green had a poor education, followed by an apprenticeship with the Birmingham printer John Baskerville, for whom he decorated trays and boxes. His speciality lay in fruit and flower pieces in imitation of still lifes by ...

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