Sir Martin Archer Shee

1769 - 1850
Shee was born in Dublin; he studied and painted portraits there until 1788 when he moved to London. He entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1790 and was made President of the Academy in 1830, in succession to Lawrence. Shee also produced poems and other literary work.

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Mr Lewis as the Marquis in 'The Midnight Hour'
Sir Martin Archer Shee
before 1792
Mr Lewis as the Marquis in 'The Midnight Hour'
 
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