Buick, Thomas (Bewick Thomas)( English engraver and illustrator, master of wood engraving.)
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Biography Buick, Thomas (Bewick Thomas)
Born August 10, 1753 supposedly in Cherriberne, near Newcastle. His childhood, he described in his book Memoirs of Thomas Bewick written by himself (published in 1862). In 1767 he was sent to training to Beylbi Ralph (1743-1817), the only time engraver in Newcastle.
After education, the Buick went to travel to Scotland, visited London. His uneventful life of an artist held in Newcastle and Gateshead, first working with Beylbi, and then with his son, Robert Elliott Buick.
Celebrity Buick brought illustrations of the works on natural history General history of quadrupeds (1790) and two volumes of History of British Birds - Land Birds (1797) and waterfowl (1804). In addition to the remarkable engraved on wood images of animals and birds in these books, as in the edition of Aesop (1818), illustrated Buick, there are a series of carefully executed endings.