Robert Graves

(1798 - 1873)
Robert Graves & Sir David Wilkie The Gypsy Mother Unknown


Born 1798
Died 1873

The son of a notable London print seller, Graves’ early work involved the reproduction of artist works for book illustration. Most of his work reproduced paintings by contemporary British artists, such as Landseer and George Harvey. He undertook a venture to promote British painting, reproducing a number of portraits.