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Frederick Christian Lewis

British 1779-1856

Frederick Christian Lewis 1779-1856. Engraver (especially in aquatint), and landscape painter. Studied at the Royal Academy schools 1797-ca.1802; worked in London. Brother of book-binder Charles Lewis (1786-1836) and landscape painter George Robert Lewis (1782-1871); father of painter John Frederick Lewis (1804-76), engraver Charles George Lewis (1808-80) and painter Frederick Christian Lewis, the younger (1813-75).