John Heaviside Clark

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A ship's boat attacking a whale, hand-colored engraving from 1813

John Heaviside Clark (c.1771–1836) was a Scottish aquatint engraver and painter of seascapes and landscapes. He was sometimes known as Waterloo Clark, because of the sketches he made on the field directly after the Battle of Waterloo.[1]

Clark exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy between 1801 and 1832. He was the author of A practical essay on the art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes, with illustrations, published in 1807, and A practical Illustration of Gilpin's Day,[1] with thirty colour plates, based on monochrome studies representing different times of day by William Gilpin, in 1824.[2]

He died in Edinburgh in 1836.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Bryan 1886–9
  2. ^ "John Heaviside Clark (ca. 1770–1836) Lightning". The Morgan Museum. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 

Sources[edit]

This article incorporates text from the article "CLARK, John Heaviside" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.