Richard Austin Artlett

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Richard Austin Artlett (9 November 1807 – 1 September 1873) was an English engraver and painter. He was a pupil of Robert Cooper, and then of James Thomson.[1]

Works[edit]

George FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster, 1839 engraving by Artlett

Artlett engraved in the dotted manner. He carried out some figure-subjects, including Boulogne in 1805 and Boulogne in 1855, after John Absolon. Among his portraits were those of Lord Ashburton, after Sir Thomas Lawrence; Lord Lyndhurst, after Alfred Edward Chalon; the Right Hon. Henry Goulburn and Sir James Emerson Tennent, after George Richmond; George MacDonald, after George Reid; Lady Clementina Villiers, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter; and Mrs. Gladstone, after William Say.[1]

Artlett was best known as an engraver of sculpture, in particular for plates in The Art Journal. Among them were:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c  "Artlett, Richard Austin". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 

Attribution

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain"Artlett, Richard Austin". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.