John Astley (painter)

John Astley (painter)

John Astley (24 June 1724 – 14 November 1787) was an English portrait painter and amateur architect, known for his "patronage among a vast circle of fashion" as well as a fortune acquired through marriage.

Read more about John Astley (painter):  Early Life, Career As Painter, Career As Amateur Architect, Marriages, Philanthropy, Burial, Paintings, Further Reading

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