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Robinson, John

L. H. Cust

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Robinson, John (1715–1745), portrait painter, was born at Bath. He was apprenticed to John Vanderbank for five years on 23 June 1737, but only studied with him for two, as the latter died in 1739. On the death of Charles Jervas in that same year, having married a wife with a fortune ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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