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Name  James Neagle

James Neagle

James Neagle (1760?–1822) was a British engraver. Very largely a line engraver of book illustrations, he was prolific of designs by Thomas Stothard, Robert Smirke, Henry Fuseli, Gavin Hamilton, Henry Singleton, Richard Cook, and other popular artists.

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Life

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Neagle went to the Royal Academy art schools in 1786. He had many commissions from the publishing firm of Cadell & Davies. In 1801, in a civil action brought by Jean Marie Delattre the engraver against John Singleton Copley, over a plate, Neagle was a witness for the plaintiff. Towards the end of his life (after 1816) he emigrated to America.

Works

Neagle's work included plates for:

  • John Boydell's and other editions of Shakespeare, including plates after Francis Wheatley;
  • John Sharpe's and Charles Cooke's series of English Classics;
  • Edward Forster's Arabian Nights, 1802;
  • Gil Blas, 1809, translated by Benjamin Heath Malkin;
  • Ancient Terra-Cottas in the British Museum, 1810, by Taylor Combe; and
  • James Cavanah Murphy's Arabian Antiquities of Spain, 1816.
  • A major work was The Royal Procession in St. Paul's on St. George's Day, 1789, from a drawing by Edward Dayes.

    Family

    Neagle had a son, John B. Neagle (died 1866), who practised as an engraver in Philadelphia.

    References

    James Neagle Wikipedia


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