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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 31 December 1758, in Zollikon, near Zurich; died 25 January 1823, in Feuerthalen.

Painter (gouache), illuminator, draughtsman, engraver. Landscapes.

In his youth, Johann Heinrich Bleuler learnt porcelain painting at the Kilchberg-Schooren works, but gave it up to devote his energies to an artistic career, studying under Heinrich Uster. He then worked for Matthäus Pfenninger in Zurich, producing topographical views of Switzerland. Around ...

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David Blayney Brown

English painter, illustrator and designer. He studied for seven years under Philip Reinagle, one of whose daughters he later married, and entered the Royal Academy Schools, London, in 1788. His ambitions were as a history painter in the manner of Reynolds. His Caractacus (untraced), which won a gold medal in ...

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Gordon Campbell

German porcelain painter. He worked at Meissen Porcelain Factory (see Meissen, §3) from 1726 to 1746, using the illustrations in ornithological, entomological and botanical books as the patterns for his scrupulous paintings; he is particularly associated with the technique of using shadows beside his pictures of birds, insects and plants to achieve a ...