(1804 - 1867)
George Baxter was active/lived in United Kingdom. George Baxter is known for portrait, figure, animal, and landscape painting-color printing.
Biography George Baxter
George Baxter was born in Lewes, Sussex. His father was a
publisher and bookseller, and Baxter worked in his the business with
his father and learned woodcut printing and then devised an advanced
method of color printing, with many more colors than previously used
and application with machine rather than by hand. The
printing by machinery occurred, beginning 1828, through his
father-in-law, Robert Harrild, a manufacturer of printing machinery who
"was to assist his new son-in-law many times in his life, both
financially and with loans and gifts of equipment."
In 1828, Baxter created his first color print - Butterflies,
very few copies exist. This print was followed in 1834 by a
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