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Edward Scriven

(1775-1841), Engraver

Artist associated with 210 portraits
An engraver, who trained under Hertfordshire engraver Robert Thew. Thew and Scriven together produced engravings for the London publisher John Boydell and when Thew died in 1802, Scriven replaced him as engraver to the Prince of Wales. Scriven became the eminent engraver of his generation; he produced over 200 portrait engravings. He contributed to several expensively illustrated books and series of engravings, notably The Coronation of his most Sacred Majesty King George IV, published in 1837, recording the appearance and costume of those who took part in the coronation. In around 1820, he was appointed historical engraver to George IV.

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Mrs Thew, by Edward Scriven, after  Andrew Robertson - NPG D40404

Mrs Thew

by Edward Scriven, after Andrew Robertson
stipple and line engraving, 1840
NPG D40404

Charles Buller, by Edward Scriven, after  Bryan Edward Duppa - NPG D1135

Charles Buller

by Edward Scriven, after Bryan Edward Duppa
line and stipple engraving, published 1840
NPG D1135

Philip Yorke of Erthig, by Edward Scriven, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D36257

Philip Yorke of Erthig

by Edward Scriven, after Thomas Gainsborough
engraving, before 1841
NPG D36257

Sir William David Evans, by Edward Scriven, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9323

Sir William David Evans

by Edward Scriven, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving
NPG D9323

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James Grenville, 1st Lord Glastonbury

by Edward Scriven, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D38896

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James Grenville, 1st Lord Glastonbury

by Edward Scriven, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D38897

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George Colman the Elder

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 8 March 1813 (1768-1770)
NPG D20080

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Richard Cumberland

by Edward Scriven, after John Jackson, after Joseph Clover
stipple engraving, published 12 April 1814
NPG D18847

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Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

by Edward Scriven, after Hans Eworth
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D7368

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Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester

probably by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple and line engraving, published 1827
NPG D20416

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