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Danby, James Francis (DNB00)


DANBY, JAMES FRANCIS (1816–1875), painter, eldest son of Francis Danby [q. v.], was born at Bristol in 1816, and first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1847. His subjects were usually scenes of sunrise or sunset, resembling his father's in execution, but not emulating his ideality. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and British Institution, and died of apoplexy on 22 Oct. 1875.

[Bryan's Dict. of Painters; Men of the Reign.]

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