Rudolph Ackermann(1764-1834), Publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 50 portraits
Born in Saxony and trained as a carriage designer, Ackermann moved to London in 1783. From 1800 he was the leading publisher of colour-plate books, decorative prints and fashionable periodicals. He was a major patron of British artists, designers and watercolourists and gave near permanent employment to Thomas Rowlandson for over thirty years.
published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Auguste Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 July 1809