Person    | Male  Born 7/5/1876  Died 1/12/1947

Samuel Courtauld

Categories: Art, Industry

Industrialist and art collector. 1932 founded The Courtauld Institute of Art. Managed the family textile firm as a director from 1908,  and as chair 1921-46.

Served twice as chair of the Trustees of the National Gallery.

This image is from The Victorian Web but is © The Courtauld Institute of Art, London. By courtesy of the Courtauld Gallery London.  We see a handsome, thoughtful man, who, despite his wealth, seems shy and reticent, and indeed he declined a peerage in 1937.

Almost certainly related to Samuel Augustine Courtauld but we cannot discover how.

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Samuel Courtauld

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Muses - Apollo

Osbert Sitwell as Apollo, god of music, dance and lots more, plays a pipe to ...

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James McNeill Whistler

James McNeill Whistler

Painter and printmaker, born in Worthen Street, Lowell, Massachussetts. His family moved to Russia in 1843 and he received his first formal art instruction at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, St ...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, Russia, USA

3 memorials
Royal Society of Arts Murals

Royal Society of Arts Murals

Painted by the artist James Barry. They show, 'Orpheus', 'A Grecian Harvest-Home', 'Crowning the Victors at Olympia', 'Commerce or the Triumph of the Thames', 'The Distribution of Premiums in the S...

Group, Art

1 memorial
William Daniell

William Daniell

Artist and engraver of Indian scenes. Orphaned early, he was adopted by his uncle, Thomas Daniell, a landscape painter, and taken as his assistant to Indian, returning to London in 1794. Died at ho...

Person, Art, India

1 memorial
Thomas Cobden-Sanderson

Thomas Cobden-Sanderson

Bookbinder and printer. Born Thomas James Sanderson at Alnwick, Northumberland. He married Anne Cobden (suffragette daughter of Richard) in 1882 and added her surname to his. He was a friend of Edw...

Person, Art, Craft / Design

1 memorial
Alfred Head

Alfred Head

Born Holloway. Islington artist and Borough Architect for Islington in 1974. the Riviera Reporter contains an interview with Alfred Head.

Person, Architecture, Art

1 memorial