|Birth Day||November 16, 1793|
|Age||226 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 9, 1861 (age 67)|
Notable as a key member of the 19th-century "Bristol School" of English artists, he is famous for poetic, highly dramatic landscape paintings such as The Upas Tree (1820), An Enchanted Island (1825), and The Deluge (1840).
The children of farmer James Danby, he and his twin spent their early years in County Wexford and Dublin, Ireland. He began training as an Artist when he was still a boy; one of his first major works, View of the Avon Gorge, was completed in 1822.
Several of his paintings, including Opening of the Sixth Seal, depict an imagined apocalypse.