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Thomas Bewick

Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) is known for the technical innovations he brought to wood engraving at the turn of the 19th century. The Tale-Pieces series is composed of scenes visibly inspired by Bewick’s youth in the country, on a farm by the River Tyne. These miniature masterpieces irreverently present 18th-century figures who are up to mischief.

© Photo: Renaud Philippe
Courtesy of Manif d’art 9

Manif d’art 9 - Photos

16 February - 21 April 2019, Québec City, Canada. Artistic director: Claude Bélanger. Curator: Jonathan Watkins

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