RYAN, FRANCIS

(fl. 1756-1788)

Portrait Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

On the 9th November, 1756, "Francis Ryan, portrait or face painter," applied for admission to the Corporation of Painter-Stayners and Cutlers, the Guild of St. Luke, and was admitted on the condition that he did not practice as a house-painter! His name continues in the list of members of the guild until 1788.

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