1-5 of 5 results  for:

  • Books, Manuscripts, and Illustration x
  • Eighteenth-Century Art x
  • Nineteenth-Century Art x
Clear all

Article

David Alexander

English publisher and engraver. He studied in London under Francesco Bartolozzi and engraved a number of book illustrations but was best known as a publisher, issuing the designs by William Blake for Robert Blair’s poem The Grave (London, 1743). In 1805 Cromek commissioned Blake to draw and engrave the designs, but Blake felt betrayed when Cromek engaged ...

Article

French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Draughtsman, illustrator.

Lefebvre illustrated The Adventures of Telemachus by Fénelon for the publisher Didot.

Article

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born in Cardigan; died 1812.

Engraver.

Robert Mitchell Meadows worked chiefly for booksellers and publishers between the late-18th and early 19th centuries.

Article

David Alexander

English family of engravers, illustrators and publishers. Isaac Taylor (i) (b Worcester, 13 Dec 1730; d Edmonton, 17 Oct 1807) worked initially for the London map publisher Thomas Jeffreys (fl 1732; d 1771). He engraved some plates of Old Master pictures for ...

Article

Laura Suffield

English family of printers and publishers . Charles Whittingham (i) (b nr Coventry, 16 June 1767; d 5 Jan 1840) was apprenticed to a bookseller and printer, Richard Bird, from 1779 to 1786. In the late 1780s Whittingham set up as a printer in Fetter Lane, London. The earliest piece of printing associated with him is ...