(1767 - 1825)
John Hassell was active/lived in United Kingdom. John Hassell is known for painting.
Biography John Hassell
John Hassell (c. 1767 – 1825) was an English watercolour landscape painter, engraver, illustrator, writer, publisher and drawing-master. He wrote a biography of fellow artist George Morland.
Hassell first appeared as an exhibitor at the Royal Academy, in London, in 1789 with a 'View of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain.' He drew many views of local scenery, which he engraved himself in aquatint, most of them colored. They were published in various topographical works.
He had a large practice as a drawing-master, and published some books on water-color painting and drawing. Hassell was a friend of George Morland and wrote his biography (published in 1800); he also engraved Morland's drawing of 'Co
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