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ID: 500007535
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500007535

 

Record Type: Person
Austin, Richard T. (English painter, engraver, and type founder, born ca. 1768-1830)

Note: Studied wood engraving with John Bewick, and worked as a punch cutter in John Bell's British Letter Foundry from 1788. In 1819 Austin opened his own type foundry: The Imperial Letter Foundry, London. He also painted landscapes and exhibited at the Royal Academy.

Names:
Austin, Richard T. (preferred,V,index)
Richard T. Austin (V,display)
Austin, Richard (V)
Aust. (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
engraver (printmaker)
miniaturist
woodcutter
typographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1800-1818  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Bewick, John  
..................  (English woodcutter, illustrator, and engraver, 1760-1795) [500006942]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Austin, Richard T. (I)

Biographies:
(English painter, engraver, and type founder, born ca. 1768-1830) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, op.1800-1818) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, op.1800-1818) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, active 1800-1818) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Aust. ........ [VP]
.............  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 1:855
Austin, Richard ........ [VP]
................................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 98
Austin, Richard T. ........ [VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 1:855
.....................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
.....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Richard T. Austin ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 1:855
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Friedl, Typography (1998) 98
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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