Portrait of John Landseer, the Artist's Father by Sir Edwin Landseer

John Landseer (1769-1852) was one of the most important engravers of his time.

Details

Medium:
Pencil & chalk
Dimensions:
18.4 x 15.9 cm
Acquired in:
2004
Presented by:
National Loan Collection Trust through The Art Fund

He campaigned tirelessly for engravers to be awarded full academic status at the Royal Academy. He performed the initial training for his three sons, but then arranged for them to become pupils of the history painter B R Haydon.

Provenance

Sidney Claridge Turner; National Loan Collection Trust.

Venue details

Gallery Oldham Greaves Street, Cultural Quarter, Greaves St, OLDHAM Greater Manchester OL1 1AL 01617 704 653 www.galleryoldham.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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