He was known by most as Mr. Blake The engraver, though by others as the crazy guy with visions.
Bringing Watkins the engraver back makes a kind of sense, but why Mrs. Piggott as well?
William Blake, the eighteenth century poet, illustrator, engraver and mystic, worked from home but lived in his imagination.
These qualities in a high degree make the artist, whether painter or engraver, naturally excelling in portraits.
His first master was a goldsmith and engraver, else he could never have been an artist.
By painting he understood the illumination of drawings, and his drawing was that of an engraver.
The variation may have arisen from an error of the engraver.
The engraver has omitted the indenture upon the fess, which, however, appears upon the shield.
Young Jean Jacques was at length apprenticed to an engraver.
In colouring prints for John Raphael Smith, the engraver, printseller, and miniature painter.