C1843

The Esquimaux Dog. [Husky]

Artist:

William Home Lizars (1788 - 1859)

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S/N: DOG-HUSK-1843–216641
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Full Title:

The Esquimaux Dog. [Husky]

Date:

C1843

Artist:

William Home Lizars (1788 - 1859)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

150mm 
x 95mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Esquimaux Dog. [Husky] - Antique Print from 1843

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Artist:

William Home Lizars (1788–1859)

Lizars was born at Edinburgh in 1788. He was an artist and engraver, the son of Daniel Lizars, and brother of the surgeon John Lizars.

His sister Jean (Jane) Home married Sir William Jardine. His father was a publisher and an engraver and Lizars was apprenticed to his father. He furthered his studies at the Trustees’ Academy, Edinburgh. Lizars took over his fathers business on his death. Lizars met J. J. Audubon in Edinburgh in October 1826  and agreed to publish Audubon monumental engravings. Lizars perfected a method of etching which performed the functions of wood-engraving, for illustration of books. He died in Edinburgh on 30 March 1859, leaving a widow and family. Lizars took an active part in the foundation of the Royal Scottish Academy.

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