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Last NameGreen    
Given NameValentine    
alt. NamesV. G. ;    
Year born1739 in Salford Priors    
Year died1813    
Place of death    
Father's occupationsolicitor with his office at Evesham    
Educationtrained under Robert Hancock, a Worcester engraver, after which he moved to London and began working as a mezzotint engraver.    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forThe history and antiquities of the city and suburbs of Worcester.    
PatronageIncorporated Society of Artists (exhibitions from 1766, fellow 1767, director 1771); mezzotint engr.to the king 1773, assoc.engr. Royal Academy 1774    
Collaboratorsartist -> J. Wright of Derby ; draughtsman J. G. Huck ;    
Techniqueshistorical, technical, and topographic drawing and engraving ; also portraiture    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Green ; https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica/Green,_Valentine    
Published sourcesKlingender 1968/74: 254 & fig. 32 ; A catalogue of new plates engraved & published by V. G., mezzotinto engraver to His Majesty (1781) ; Alfred Whitman: V. G. (London 1902) ;    
otherEnglish engraver and draftsman, since 1765 active in London as a mezzotint engraver; James Walker (c. 1748- c. 1808) was one of Green's pupils.    

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