VISPRÉ, VICTOR

(fl. 1763-1780)

Painter of Fruit-pieces on Glass

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Brother of the foregoing. He exhibited fruit-pieces, painted in oil on glass, at the Society of Artists and the Free Society from 1763 to 1778, and at the Royal Academy from 1770 to 1772. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Artists in 1778. About 1764 he scraped three portraits in mezzotint. In 1776 he accompanied his brother to Dublin, and in the following year exhibited fruit-pieces on glass with the Society of Artists in William Street. His wife, Elizabeth Fisher, died in Dublin on the 17th March, 1780, aged 29, and was buried in the French burial-ground in Merrion Row. Vispré and his brother left Dublin that year. The date of his death is not known.

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