Scipio Clint

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Scipio Clint (1805–1889) was an English medallist and seal-engraver.

Life[edit]

He was the son of George Clint, A.R.A., the portrait-painter and engraver. He gained a medal at the Society of Arts in 1824. He exhibited at the Royal Academy for the first time in 1825, and in 1830 exhibited there his dies for a medal of Sir Thomas Lawrence. He was appointed medallist to William IV and seal-engraver to Queen Victoria, and was beginning to attain some distinction in his profession when he died on 6 August 1839, aged 34.[1]

Works[edit]

Among Clint's medals, which are not numerous, are:[1]

His medals are signed Clint or S. Clint.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c  Wroth, Warwick William (1887). "Clint, Scipio" . In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 11. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
Attribution

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainStephen, Leslie, ed. (1887). "Clint, Scipio" . Dictionary of National Biography. 11. London: Smith, Elder & Co.