FitzRoy Carrington

FitzRoy Carrington (1869–1954)

FitzRoy Carrington was born in Surbiton, Surrey, in England; he was educated at Victoria College, Jersey, before coming to New York City in 1886. He worked for Frederick Keppel & Co., a dealer of etchings and engravings, between 1892 and 1913, and became a member of the firm in 1899. In 1911, the year before he published Prints and their Makers (1912), he became the editor of The Print Collector’s Quarterly. After 1913, he became a lecturer on the history of engraving at Harvard University and a curator of prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He subsequently authored Engravers and Etchers: Six Lectures Delivered on the Scammon Foundation at the Art Institute of Chicago (1917) and On Print Collecting (1929). He died in 1954.

 

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