South Front of St.Paul’s Cathedral

Thomas, jnr Malton (1748 - 1804)

Coloured aquatint

1 January 1798
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  • About the artist
    Thomas Malton junior was a teacher of perspective, draughtsman, etcher and aquatint engraver of views after his own designs and caricatures after Thomas Rowlandson. He was born in London, the son of the architectural draughtsman Thomas Malton senior and the brother of James Malton, who also became a well known draughtsman and aquatint engraver. Malton junior worked in Dublin for three years for the architect John Gandon and later studied at the Royal Academy Schools. He also worked as a scene painter, as well as running evening drawing classes, at which Turner took lessons in perspective. From 1796 until 1804 he lived in Long Acre, off St. Martin’s Lane. He is best known for his careful drawings of London buildings.
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    Title
    South Front of St.Paul’s Cathedral
    Date
    1 January 1798
    Medium
    Coloured aquatint
    Dimensions
    height: 42.5 cm, width: 31.8 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from F B Daniell, April 1951
    GAC number
    1285