John Lewis

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Miss Fanny Francelia Fust

by John Lewis (fl.1739-1769)
oil on canvas mounted on 19th century ply-board 
 21 by 28 inches with an arched top

 

Artist Information

name: John Lewis
dates:
(fl.1739-1769) 

education:  -

known for: Working in Wales and Ireland, Smock Alley scene painter,  portrait painter, landscape painter. Portraits of Peg Woffington, and and Thomas Sheridan (Smock Alley). 


Further Biographical Information

 

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Signed lower right: J: Lewis f! 1764

Also: Miss Fanny Francelia Fust Born 16 March 1729 30
(this inscription is believed to have been added by Fanny's father
Sir Francis Fust who inscribed all the paintings at Hill Court with 
important genealogical information as well as adding the Fust
family coat of arms.)

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Fust family coat of arms - center right.