In 1568, Oliver moved to London, where he started being an apprentice to Nickolas Hillard, and later started a family.
Oliver was trained by Nickolas Hillard, in London where he was taught 3D realism with a dramatic style.
Oliver was married three times, and his first two wives died while they were married. Oliver had 7 kids, and started painting on his own in 1580.
"It has recently been argued that he went to the other man as 'master to master,' a fully trained artist who simply wished to learn the techniques of limning;" (Isaac Oliver Biography In Context)
Isaac Oliver painted miniature paintings like "Richard Sackville" and "3rd Earl of Dorset"
1596- Patronized by Earl of Essex
1605- Patronized by Queen Anne
1609- Patronized by Prince Henry
1612- Patronized by Prince Charles
Died: October 2, 1617
Henry Prince of Wales
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