Sir Robert Strange (Biographical details)

Sir Robert Strange (printmaker; British; Male; 1721 - 1792)

Also known as

Strange, Robert

Address

The Golden Head, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London (1754-1765) 14 Castle Street, Leicester Fields, London (1765-1775) Rue de l'Enfer, Paris (1775-1780) 52 Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London (1780-1792)

Biography

Engraver. Scottish Jacobite; fled to France after Culloden; 1747-50 in Paris, worked with Le Bas; 1760-5 in Italy; 1775-80 in Paris. Knighted 1787

Bibliography

Charles Le Blanc, 'Catalogue de l'oeuvre de RS', Leipzig 1848
Contemporary collections of his plates at Christ Church (2.4) and the Fitzwilliam (Cc.18)