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Samuel Alken, 1756-1815
Connection to Wilson
Biographical Details
Samuel Alken entered the Royal Academy Schools as a sculptor in 1772 and seven years later published A New Book of Ornaments Designed and Etched by Samuel Alken, after which he established himself as one of the most competent engravers in the new technique of aquatint. He engraved E50 The Gypsies after Wilson in 1783.
Significant institutions
Royal Academy