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Philip Hussey

 (1713 - 1782)
Philip Hussey was active/lived in Ireland.  Philip Hussey is known for portrait and interior painting, sketching, art dealer.

Biography   Philip Hussey

Philip Hussey (c.1713-83)

Born in Cloyne, County Cork, the portraitist and interiors painter Philip Hussey was one of several Irish portrait artists, often similar in style, that emerged in the early half of the eighteenth century.  Other better-known contemporaries include James Latham (1696-1747) - whose works are sometimes indistinguishable from those of Hussey - the Englishman Stephen Slaughter (1697-1765) - to whom Hussey's works have sometimes wrongly been attributed - Thomas Frye (1710-62) and Robert Hunter (c.1720-c.1803) - by whom Hussey was also influenced.

Details of Hussey's early life are scarce.  We know he went to sea as a youngster, and during this time practised sketching as well as portraits. In due   ...  Displaying 750 of 1863 characters.

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