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Early Masters

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1828 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cook, John William (engravers)
    Lewis, George Robert, born 1782 - died 1871 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving (in volume)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf E, box 5

Physical description

Print depicting portraits of eight engravers: R. Vaughan, T. Cecill, G. Glover, S. Pass, W. Marshall, P. Lombart, A. Hertochs and J. Payne.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1828 (made)


Cook, John William (engravers)
Lewis, George Robert, born 1782 - died 1871 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving (in volume)


Height: 11.5 in, Width: 8.75 in

Descriptive line

Portraits of eight engravers, engraving, J. W. Cook after Frederick Christian Lewis, Great Britain, 1828

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Anecdotes of Painting in England

Production Note

Proof before letters of a plate published in 'Anecdotes of Painting in England...' by Horace Walpole.






Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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