Sir Martin Archer Shee 1769 - 1850
- born in:
- Dublin, Dublin, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
1788 - moved to London. 1792 - had seven portraits at the Royal Academy. 1798 - became associate of the Royal Academy. 1800 - elected Royal Academician. 1805 - published 'Rhymes on Art, or, The Remonstrance of a Painter'. 1830 - elected president of Royal Academy and knighted. 1842 - painted portrait of Queen Victoria.