Reference Entry

Hayman, Francis (1707/1708-1776), painter, engraver, and book illustrator

Hugh Belsey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Hayman, Francis (1707/1708-1776), painter, engraver, and book illustrator, was born perhaps in Exeter, the elder of the two recorded children of John Hayman (d. 1713) and his wife, Jane Browne. He was apprenticed for the sum of £84 in 1718 to Robert Browne, a history painter in London who may ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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