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John Syer

Epithet: Artist (1815-1885)

Record type: Biographies

Biography: John Syer was an English artist, who painted various depictions of Douglas in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. He painted landscapes, primarily in the style of artist, William Muller - however, Syer failed as a colourist. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, and with the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol, as well as the British Artists, between 1832 and 1875. He died in Exeter in June 1885.

Date of birth: 1815

Date of death: 1885-07

Place of death: Exeter


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According to the 1885 probate calendar he died on 26 June 1885 in Exeter - Trevor Reynolds Report this

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