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

In these studios lived and worked the artists: Charles Ricketts 1866 - 1931, ...

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Mabel Dearmer

Mabel Dearmer

Novelist, playwright, translator and illustrator.  Born Jessie Mabel Prichard White, daughter of Surgeon-Major William White. Her illustrations were accepted by the Yellow Book. 1892 married Percy ...

Person, Art, War Memorial WW1, Literature, Theatre, Balkans

2 memorials
Festival of Britain

Festival of Britain

'A tonic for the Nation', The Festival was intended to cheer us all up after WW2, and incidentally to celebrate the centenary of the 1851 Great Exhibition. The symbol for the Festival was designed ...

Event, Art, Cinema, Science, Tourism / Traditions

19 memorials
Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Born Netherlands.  Painted a lot of self-portraits.  Died Amsterdam.  As far as we can tell he never left his home country.

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, Netherlands

3 memorials
Stella Newton

Stella Newton

Fashion designer and dress historian, who brought the history of fashion to bear on art history and the dating of paintings. She designed for the theatre and for fashion, having her own shop in the...

Person, Art, Craft / Design, History

1 memorial
William Cleverly Alexander

William Cleverly Alexander

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

1 memorial