John Jarvis

Jarvis, John, an artist, distinguished for his paintings on glass, was born in Dublin about 1749. His chemical studies in early life enabled him to attain great eminence in his artistic line. Among his best works are the west window of New College chapel, Oxford, from the design of Sir Joshua Reynolds: and the "Resurrection," designed by West, in the east window of St. George's Chapel, Windsor. He died in London in 1804.


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