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Robert Fagan

 (1745 - 1816)
Robert Fagan was active/lived in Italy.  Robert Fagan is known for portrait painting.

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Robert Fagan


Robert Fagan (1761-1816)

Although art historians consistently include Fagan within the ranks of Irish portrait artists, there is no written record of his connection with Ireland, although his father, a Covent Garden baker, was believed to have been born in Cork and Fagan himself claimed to be Irish.

Born in London, he studied drawing and painting at the Royal Academy schools, and in 1783 - after receiving a significant inheritance upon the death of his father - he travelled to Paris and thereafter to Rome, where he spent the remainder of his life.  He married twice, both times to Italian women of great beauty, and enjoyed a life full of enterprise and circumstance.  As a painter, he specialized in portraiture, acquir  ...  Displaying 750 of 1920 characters.



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About  Robert Fagan

Born:  1745 - London, England
Died:   1816
Known for:  portrait painting