Artist Birthdays November 16 – FRANCIS DANBY

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FRANCIS DANBY (November 16, 1793 – February 9, 1861)

  • Nationality: Irish
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Romanticism
  • ARTiFact: His life was marred by scandal and unhappiness; his wife left him, he suffered financial difficulties and he failed to secure full membership of the Royal Academy by a single vote.
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): The Deluge, 1840.

Francis Danby. The Deluge, 1840.


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