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Edwin Henry Landseer

 (1802 - 1873)
Edwin Henry Landseer was active/lived in United Kingdom, England.  Edwin Landseer is known for animal painting and sculpture.

Edwin Henry Landseer

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Sir Edwin (Henry) Landseer (British painter, draftsman, sculptor, etcher)
Born London March 7, 1802-Died London October 1, 1873.

In Victorian England, Sir Edwin Landseer's fame was widespread and his success and popularity made his name a household word among a broad public following, even enduring a long period of critical neglect.  However, Landseer remained one of the most highly respected British painters of the 19th century and his works commanded high prices from collectors, the most eminent of whom was Queen Victoria who commissioned a large number of his works including genre paintings, portraits, and conversation pieces of the royal family and customarily the royal dogs as well.

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Self-portrait with Dogs

About  Edwin Henry Landseer

Born:  1802 - London, England
Died:   1873 - London, England
Known for:  animal painting and sculpture