A wealthy banker and art collector, who bought Aubrey House in 1873 for about £15,000. He was an important patron of Whistler. He died when he fell down the stairs of his country home Heathfield Ho...
Person, Art, Benefactor
Born as Lorenz Alma Tadema in Friesland, The Netherlands. Painter, famous for his depictions of classical themes. He settled in England in 1870 and was knighted in 1899. Died Kaiserhof Spa, Wiesbad...
Person, Art, Germany, Netherlands
Person, Art, Sculpture, USA
Born Russia. Came to England in 1899 to learn English. Spent time in St Petersburg, Edinburgh and Paris. A 1904 visit to see the mosaics in Ravenna inspired his life's work. Became closely associat...
Person, Art, Craft / Design, Russia
Painter specialising in animals and genre scenes. Born Liverpool. c.1846 moved with his wife and family to Kensington, initially into 39 Victoria Road. 1850 he also took on the house next door, num...
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