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ID: 500002318
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500002318

 
Record Type: Person
Harris, Moses (British draftsman and engraver, 1731-after 1785)

Note: He made drawings from nature that he would then engrave, print, and color; notably, "Natural History of the Insects of Great Britain," published in 1766. He exhibited a series of drawings of English insects at the Royal Academy, London in 1785. His "The Natural System of Colours" was published in 1811.

Names:
Harris, Moses (preferred,V,index)
Moses Harris (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
draftsman
illustrator
engraver (printmaker)
watercolorist
naturalist

Gender: male

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

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Harris, Moses (I)

Biographies:
(British draftsman and engraver, 1731-after 1785) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 1731-p.1785) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1731-circa 1785) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, born 1731, active 1785) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Harris, Moses ........ [WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Moses Harris ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 5:412
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-) 130
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n89667879
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n89667879
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 5:412
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