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DANBY, Francis (1793 - 1861), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DANBY, Francis (1793 - 1861), Painter, watercolourist

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Irish, 19th century, male.

Born 16 November 1793, near Wexford; died 10 February 1861, in Exmouth (Devon).

Painter, watercolourist. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

School of Bristol.

Francis Danby was taught the rudiments of painting by the landscape artist O'Connor, from Dublin. He started at a very early age, exhibiting his first landscape, Evening, in Dublin in 1812. In 1813,

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