John Landseer (1769-1852) was one of the most important engravers of his time.
Portrait of John Landseer, the Artist's Father by Sir Edwin Landseer, 18021873
© Gallery Oldham
- Pencil & chalk
- 18.4 x 15.9 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Sidney Claridge Turner; National Loan Collection Trust.
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