Léon Horatio Richeton (1855-1934)


Léon Horatio Richeton (1855-1934)
French-English Golden Age Illustration landscape etcher, copyist & art and antique dealer ;
Leon Richeton ; L. Richeton ; L. Horatio Richeton ; L.H. Richeton ; L. H. Richeton ;
[Born April 1855 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England – died September 2, 1934 in Middlesex, England]


FAD record control number: 58419 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;


Léon Horatio Richeton (1855-1934) biography:

Birth: April 1855 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England ;
Death: September 2, 1934 in Middlesex, England ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Aries or Taurus ;

Known for: Etched copies of works by Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) and Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) ; etched landscapes ;
Medium: metal ; pen & ink ; oil ;
Technique: Etching ; drawing ; painting ;
Subjects: Landscapes ; people ;

Areas: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England ; Westminster, England ; Middlesex, England ;
Region: Europe ;
Lived: 78 High Street, St John’s Wood, NW8 ; 39 Pembroke Square, London (in 1878) ;
Spouse: Amelia Annie Leddra Richeton (1844-1926), wife, married March, 1923 in Marylebone, Middlesex, England ;

Work: Published group of his etchings in The Portfolio including : Esau after George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) ; created etching for Alfred Egmont Hake’s Paris Originals, 24 etchings [London, 1878] ; Worked with American art dealer, Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) of the Kennedy galleries and the publisher Wilhelm “William” Henry Heinemann (1863-1920) to produce works by Rembrandt (1901) ; Etched The connoisseur by Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) (ca.1878) ; published by Pilgeram & Lefèvre ; etched Worried after Erskine Nicol (1825-1904) ; etched Portrait of Walt Whitman ; etched Dean of Westminster (1879) ; etched The sheep fold after Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) ; etched Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (1870) ; etched Rob Roy ; etched How to get strong of Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) (1899) ;


Member: Haden’s Society of Painter-Etchers, London, England, fellow (1881-1889) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, as a non-member (1882) ; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL “A group of etchers (exhibition)” (1882) ;




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