Landscape painter. Born near Birmingham. Came to London in 1804 as a theatre scenery painter. He was a teacher and wrote some influential instruction books. A very successful water colour painter. Died at home in Birmingham. His son of the same name was also a water-colourist.
Person | Male Born 29/4/1783 Died 7/6/1859
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George du Maurier
Artist and writer. Born Paris. Punch cartoonist. 1894 wrote the novel Trilby, from which comes the term "Svengali". In Hampstead lived at 4 Holly Mount, moved to Gangmoor House facing Whitestone P...
Person, Art, Humour, Literature, France
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...
William Powell Frith
Painter. Born Yorkshire. Moved to London in 1835. Died Carton Hill. Wikipedia gives his birth day as "19" but the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and My Yorkshire both give "9".
Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry.
Person, Art, Craft / Design, Literature, Music / songs, Poetry, Sculpture, Italy
Sir William Blake Richmond
Born 10 York Street. Painter. He entered the Royal Academy in 1858, winning two silver medals. His reputation rests on his portraiture of many prominent people. His painting of the Princess of Wal...