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Edward Calvert
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Born in Appledore, Devon
Born on 20th of September 1799
Died on 14th of July 1883

Born 1799. Died 1883 - English engraver.


Worked influenced by the paganism of Greek myths. Produced a series of erotic woodcuts including The Ploughman and The Chamber Idyll. Also engraved on copper. Destroyed much of his work but examples remain in British Museum and Luxembourg.

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