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Hayman, Francis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00084907
Hayman, Francis

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 1708, in Exeter; died 2 February 1776, in London.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, scene painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

A pupil of the decorative painter Robert Brown, Francis Hayman began his artistic career as a painter of allegorical scenery, first at Goodman's Fields Theatre in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 18th-Century Art

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