The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Painter, born near Wexford; settled for a time in Bristol, then in Switzerland, and finally at Exmouth; his works are mostly landscape, instinct with feeling, but some of them are historical, the subjects being taken from Scripture, as the "Passage of the Red Sea," or from pagan sources, as "Marius among the Ruins of Carthage" (1793-1861).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Danby, Francis'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/danby-francis.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.