Earlom, Richard a pre-eminent English engraver, was born in London in 1742, and was the pupil of Cipriani. He died in 1822. The following are some of his principal plates: The Holy Family; Mary Magdalene Washing the Feet of Christ; David and Bathsheba; The Repose; The Virgin and Infant; The Infant Jesus Sleeping; The Presentation in the Temple; The Virgin and Infant with St. John. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.