See also:colour painter, was
See also:born at Nottingham in 1725 . In 1746 he was appointed by the duke of
See also:Cumberland draughtsman to the survey of the
See also:Highlands . In 1752 he quitted this
See also:post and retired to Windsor, where he occupied himself with the production of water-colour drawings of scenery and architecture .
See also:Banks commissioned him to bring out in aquatint (a method of
See also:engraving then
See also:peculiar to
See also:forty-eight plates
See also:drawn during a tour in
See also:Wales . Sandby displayed considerable power as a caricaturist in his attempt to ridicule the opposition of
See also:Hogarth to the plan for creating a public academy for the arts . In 1768 he was chosen a foundation-member of the Royal Academy and appointed chief
See also:master to the Royal Military Academy at
See also:Woolwich . He held this situation till 1799 . Sandby is best remembered, however, by his water-colour paintings . They are topographical in character, and, while they want the richness and brilliancy of
See also:modern water-colour, he nevertheless impressed upon them the originality of his mind . His etchings, such as the Cries of
See also:London and the illustrations to
See also:Ramsay's Gentle Shepherd, and his plates, such as those to
See also:Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, are numerous and carefully executed . He died in London on the 9th of
See also:November 1809 .
KARL LUDWIG FRIDOLIN VON SANDBERGER (1826-1898)
LEONARD SYLVAIN JULIEN [JULES] SANDEAU (1811-1883)
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