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Alexander Hay Ritchie

Alexander Hay Ritchie
Born 1822
Died 1895
Education Sir William Allan
Known for engraving
Notable work(s) Sherman's March to the Sea
1868 engraving by Alexander Hay Ritchie depicting Sherman's March to the Sea

Alexander Hay Ritchie (1822–1895) was an artist and engraver. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and studied in the UK under Sir William Allan, before moving to New York in 1841. He specialised in mezzotints.

External links

  • Alexander Hay Ritchie at the Bridgeman Art Library
  • Smithsonian Institution: engraving by Ritchie of the first reading of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation

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