Erin Corr, Engraver

(b. 1803, d. 1862)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born of Irish parentage in Brussels in 1803. He studied under the Belgian engraver, De Meulemeester and afterwards in Paris. Returning to Brussels he acquired a reputation by his line-engravings, and in 1832 became professor of engraving in the Antwerp Academy. He died in Paris in 1862. Among his best plates are:

Christ on the Cross; after Van Dyck.

Hagar in the Wilderness; after Navez, 1832.

The Saviour of the World; after Leonardo da Vinci.

The Elevation of the Cross; after Rubens; unfinished.

The Descent from the Cross; after Rubens; unfinished.

The King of the Belgians; after Wappers, 1834.

The Queen of the Belgians; after Ary Scheffer, 1838.

Cardinal Sterck, Archbishop of Mechlin; after Cels.

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