Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Francis Danby - Figures before a ruined Watermill

oil on panel
1793 - 1861.
Bristol landscape painter. Born in Ireland and studied in Dublin and with the landscape painter James O'Connor. Lived in Bristol (1813 -1821) and then in London and exhibited at the RA (1821 - 1860). Exhibited some religious and historical works and then after a move to Exmouth he concentrated on mythological subjects.

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