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Francis John Wyburd, 1826-?1893

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1826
Place of Birth: London
Date of Death: 1893?
Place of Death:

Identity:

Francis John Wyburd was a painter of genre, literary and historical subjects.

Life:

He studied with the lithographic artist Thomas Fairland and later at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited from 1846 at the Royal Academy and the British Institution amongst others and was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists when JW was President from 1886-88.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd ed., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995.