3 of 4 portraits of John Crome
by Robert William Sievier, after Denis Brownell Murphy
stipple engraving, published 1821 (1821)
13 7/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (353 mm x 276 mm) plate size; 17 7/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (453 mm x 360 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- John Crome (1768-1821), Landscape painter and founder of the Norwich School. Sitter in 4 portraits.
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