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BARRY, James (1741 - 1806), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARRY, James (1741 - 1806), Painter, engraver

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Irish, 18th century, male.

Born 11 October 1741, in Cork; died 22 February 1806, in London.

Painter, engraver (etching). Mythological scenes, religious scenes, portraits, animals.

James Barry studied with the landscape painter, John Butts, in Cork. In 1763 he went to Dublin where he exhibited The Baptism of the King of Cashel by St Patrick at the Society of Arts and was awarded a special premium

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