SEYMOUR, JOHN

Herald Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Index of Irish Herald Painters

He was an apprentice of Aaron Crossley. On the termination of his indentures he was admitted to the Freedom of the Guild of St. Luke, and became Warden in 1736. In 1730 he presented to the Guild a portrait of George I painted by Holland. He died in Eustace Street in August, 1754. His "collection of heraldry" was acquired by Edward Lyons, engraver and herald-painter.—See Vol. II, page 36.

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