European Art

Francis Seymour Haden

English (1818-1920)

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Kensington Gardens, The Small Plate, 1859


Biography

FSHadenMugSir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910) was an English surgeon, but best known for his skill as an etcher. Haden is considered as the father of the British Etching Revival, and along with his American brother-in-law James Whistler, energized both the public and art collectors by the beauty and creativity of his original etchings.