S Arlent Edwards
(1862 - 1938)
S. Arlent Edwards was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. S Edwards is known for mezzotint engraving.
Biography S. Arlent Edwards
A Master engraver, he is best known for his single-print mezzotint engravings in color. His work displays a meticulous attention to detail, and depth and richness in color.
Samuel Arlent Edwards was born in 1862 in Somerset, England, and studied art and architecture at the Kensington Museum Art School from 1877 to 1881. He continued studying engraving, working for Appleton, Josey & Alais in London, achieving early success in making mezzotint reproductions of well-known paintings. An engraving by his hand was exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1887.
Edwards came to the U.S. in 1890, and began working as a book illustrator in New York under the name of S. Arlent Edwards. At the same time, he
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