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Adam Buck (1759–1833) self-portrait, 1813 [The Artist and his Family] Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Buck, Adam (1759–1833), miniature and portrait painter, was born in Castle Street, Cork, the elder son of Jonathan Buck (1729/30–1786), a silversmith, of Castle Street, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Sydney (d. 1817). Frederick Buck [see below] was his younger brother. His artistic training remains obscure but an anonymously published article in volume 26 of the ...

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Ingham, Charles Cromwell (1796–1863), portrait and miniature painter, was born in Dublin. Of his parents nothing is known. He entered the Dublin Society's drawing school in 1809, and was awarded prizes for drawing in 1810 and 1811. He also studied under the portrait painter ...

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Lover, Samuel (1797–1868), miniature painter and author, was born in Dublin on 24 February 1797, the eldest son of William Frederick Lover (d. 1833) and his wife, Abigail Maher (d. c.1810). His father was a stockbroker and had various other commercial interests. His mother was an accomplished singer and musician, who encouraged the young ...