Bewick, Thomas

British, (1753-1828)

  • Thomas Bewick - Common Boar
  • Common Boar

  • (c. 1790), wood engraving
  • 1.6 x 2.9 in. (4.1 x 7.4 cm.) [image only]

  • Thomas Bewick - Wild Boar
  • Wild Boar

  • (c. 1790), wood engraving
  • 2.5 x 2.9 in. (6.2 x 7.4 cm.) [image only]


  • Thomas Bewick - The Pig-Sty Netty
  • The Pig-Sty Netty

  • (c. 1797), wood engraving
  • 1.6 x 2.9 in. (4 x 7.3 cm.) [image only]

  • Thomas Bewick - The Yoked Sow and the Thieving Piglets
  • The Yoked Sow and the Thieving Piglets

  • [vignette from “History of British Birds”]
  • (c. 1824), wood engraving
  • 1.9 x 2.9 in. (4.7 x 7.3 cm.) [image only]

  • Thomas Bewick - A Man Driving a Sow
  • A Man Driving a Sow

  • (c. 1790), wood engraving
  • 1.2 x 2.8 in. (3 x 7.2 cm.) [image only]

About the Artist

Thomas Bewick, British, (1753-1828). Bewick was a printmaker and illustrator who revived the art of wood engraving and established it as the major printmaking technique in Britain where it was unrivaled as a graphic art technique in print media until the introduction of photography.

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