John Landseer & Sir Edwin Landseer Alpine Mastiffs 1831


Born 1763/9
Died 1852
Nationality English
Birth place Lincoln
Death place London

John Landseer was one of the most important English engravers of his time. In his series of lectures at the Royal Academy, he campaigend for engraving to be recognised as an art in its own right. His largest series of engravings was 'Twenty Views of the South of Scotland' after James Moore. Four of his children went on to become artists.