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Rudolph Ackermann

(1764-1834), Publisher

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Artist associated with 96 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 water colourists and gave near permanent employment to Thomas Rowlandson for over thirty years.

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Rudolph Ackermann, attributed to François Nicholas Mouchet - NPG 6342

Rudolph Ackermann

attributed to François Nicholas Mouchet
oil on canvas, 1810-1814
NPG 6342


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