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Kean, Michael (1761–1823), miniature painter and owner of the Derby porcelain factory

L. H. Cust

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15206

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Kean, Michael (1761–1823), miniature painter and owner of the Derby porcelain factory, was born in Dublin, possibly on 16 October 1761. He entered the Dublin Society's drawing schools on 7 February 1771 and there studied ornament, landscape, and figure drawing. He was a pupil of ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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