James Barry RA (1741 - 1806)

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He was expelled on the grounds of him critisizing the Royal Academy and making `improper digressions’ in his lectures to the students (General Assembly Minutes II, pp.48-52, and Hutchison, pp.61-62).

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Royal Academician

Born: 11 October 1741 in Cork, Ireland, United Kingdom

Died: 22 February 1806

Nationality: British, Irish

Elected ARA: 2 November 1772

Elected RA: 9 February 1773

Professor of Painting 1782-1799

Expelled: 15 Apr 1799

Gender: Male

Preferred media: Painting, Printmaking, and Etching

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