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Sir William Blake Richmond

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Sir William Blake Richmond

Person  Male  Born 29/11/1842  Died 11/2/1921

Categories: Art

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 Wales however, earned Queen Victoria’s disapproval and may have contributed to his not being elected an associate of the Royal Academy. Knighted in 1897. Died Beavor Lodge, Hammersmith.

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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