A Compendium of Irish Biography/Ashford, William

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For works with similar titles, see William Ashford.

Ashford, William, a distinguished landscape painter, and first President of the Royal Hibernian Academy, was born in Birmingham, 1746, and settled in Ireland, 1764. He resided in College-green. "His works were many, and were justly appreciated. His early pictures were somewhat in the manner of Claude." [1] He died at Sandymount-park, 17th April 1824, and was interred in Donnybrook old churchyard. [1] [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Gandon, James, Life : Thomas J. Mulvany. Dublin, 1846.
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