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HAYLS, John (<i>died</i> 1679), Painter, watercolourist, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAYLS, John (died 1679), Painter, watercolourist, copyist

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British, 17th century, male.

Active from 1651 to 1679.

Died 1679, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, copyist. Portraits.

Equally accomplished in both oil and watercolour painting, John Hayls was a rival of Sir Peter Lely. Several portraits of members of the Russell family by him can be seen at Woburn Abbey. Walpole greatly admired his copies of works by Van Dyck.

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