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GANDY, James (1619 - 1689), Portrait artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GANDY, James (1619 - 1689), Portrait artist

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British, 17th century, male.

Born 1619, in Exeter; died 1689, in Ireland.

Portrait artist.

James Gandy was allegedly a pupil of Van Dyck. He enjoyed the patronage of the Duke of Ormond and made a career for himself as a portraitist working in Ireland.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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