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Sir John Lavery RA (1856 - 1941)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

There is some question over exact date of birth. It says in his autobiography (op. cit., p.15), `as to my birthday, to save explanations when asked, I chose St. Patrick’s Day’. He was baptised on 26 March 1856 (McConkey, op. cit., p.13).


Royal Academician


Born: 20 March 1856 in Belfast, Ireland, United Kingdom

Died: 10 January 1941

Nationality: Irish, British

Elected ARA: 26 January 1911

Elected RA: 1 March 1921

Elected Senior RA: 1 January 1932

Gender: Male

Preferred media: Painting

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