Matthew Dubourg

fl. London 1808-38

“ D. was an accomplished reproduction engraver who besides numerous ills. worked a number of high-quality (color) aquatint etchings on sporting themes like hunts, horse races, driving coaches, and the like … For Orme, who was D.’s exclusive publisher between 1814 and 1821, D. reproduced in preference designs by James Pollard … D. works closely together with the engraver John Heaviside Clark; not only plates for aquatint series were worked jointly … but also the respective other’s designs reproduced ”

(Rudolf Feurer, Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon XXX [2001], p. 87).

“ … the (Leonardo) volumes just arrived. Perfect condition! Thank you for the excellent packing … I am looking forward to many hours of enjoyment. I will contact my friend and have him contact you regarding sale of the other set. Thank you again and I look forward to future business with you! Regards as always ”

(Mr. M. W., August 22, 2011)