Person    | Male  Born 8/8/1891  Died 1937

Vivian Forbes

Categories: Art, Poetry

Painter and poet. Born London. Served in the Royal Fusiliers in WW1. Had a close relationship with Glyn Philpot and on Philpot's death, Forbes committed suicide, the day after the funeral.

The picture is a portrait of Forbes by Philpot in 1934.

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Vivian Forbes

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Artists' studios - W11

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William Gilpin

William Gilpin

Artist, author, cleric and schoolmaster. He was a sketcher and collector of prints, and worked as a curate, before becoming a master, and then headmaster at Cheam School.  In 1768 he published 'Ess...

Person, Art, Education, Literature, Religion

1 memorial
Stephen Pearce

Stephen Pearce

Portrait and equestrian painter. Our picture source gives a biography of his life. He was born on 16 November 1819, the son of Stephen Pearce (1780-1850) and Anne Pearce née Whittington (1778-1871...

Person, Art

1 memorial
Dame Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight

Painter. Born Derbyshire with the surname Johnson.  Met her future husband Harold at Nottingham Art School, though they did not become romantically involved until 1894, after they had both left, an...

Person, Art

1 memorial
Sir Alfred Munnings

Sir Alfred Munnings

Born Mendham, Suffolk. Artist specializing in paintings of horses and an opponent of ‘modernism’. The loss of an eye in 1898 did not impair his ability to paint. Knighted 1944. Died at home in ...

Person, Art

2 memorials
Frederick Catherwood

Frederick Catherwood

Artist, architect and explorer.  Born at 21 Charles Square.  Topographical artist.  He visited many Mediterranean countries drawing their monuments and ruins.  In 1839-40 Catherwood and John Lloyd ...

Person, Architecture, Art, Exploring, South America

1 memorial