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Doo, George Thomas

(1800 - 1886)

George Thomas Doo (January 6, 1800, Surrey - November 13, 1886, Sutton) was an English engraver. His teacher was Charles Heath. In 1824 he published his first plate, after a portrait of the Duke of York by Thomas Lawrence. 1836 he was made Engraver in Ordinary to William IV, and later to Queen Victoria. Doo became associate of the Royal Society in 1856 and full member in 1857. Famous is his line-engraving The Combat after William Etty’s painting from 1849.
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