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John Keenan

 (fl. 1780-1819)
John Keenan was active/lived in Ireland.  John Keenan is known for Portrait painting.

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John Keenan (fl. 1780-1819)

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists, by Walter G. Strickland, 1913

He was a pupil and assistant to Robert Home (q.v.) in Dublin, and about 1790 went to London.  He was painting in Bath in 1792 and afterwards in Exeter, but returned to London in 1801, where he acquired a good practice as a portrait painter and was much esteemed for his groups of children.  In 1803 he took up his residence at Windsor, was patronized by the Royal Family, and in 1809 was appointed portrait painter to Queen Charlotte.  His work at this time was chiefly in miniature painting.  He exhibited in the Royal Academy from 1791 to 1815; among his contributions were portraits of "Charles Forrest,"   ...  Displaying 750 of 2912 characters.

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