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JERVAS, Charles (1675 - 1739), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JERVAS, Charles (1675 - 1739), Painter, draughtsman

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Irish, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1675, in Ireland; died 2 November 1739, in London.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits.

Charles Jervas was a student of Kneller's in London. According to Walpole, Norris, the keeper of King William and Queen Anne's paintings allowed Jervas to make numerous copies of works in the royal collection. Jervas then sold these to Dr Clark of Oxford and used

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