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Cary, Francis Stephen (1808–1880), painter and art teacher, was born at Kingsbury, Warwickshire, on 10 May 1808, the son of the Revd Henry Francis Cary (1772–1844), translator of Dante, and his wife, Jane (1777–1832), daughter of James Ormsby of Sandymount, near Dublin. In 1810 he moved with his family to ...

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Eastlake, Sir Charles Lock (1793–1865), painter and art administrator, was born at Plymouth on 17 November 1793, the fourth son of George Eastlake (d. 1820), judge-advocate and solicitor to the Admiralty, and his wife, Mary (d. 1823), daughter of Samuel Pierce...

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Fry, Roger Eliot (1866–1934), art historian, critic, and painter, was born on 14 December 1866 at 6 The Grove, Highgate, Middlesex, the fifth of the nine children of Sir Edward Fry (1827–1918), judge, and his wife, Mariabella (1833–1930), daughter of John Hodgkin and his wife, ...

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Gowing, Sir Lawrence Burnett (1918–1991), painter and art historian, was born on 21 April 1918 at 53 Stamford Hill, London, the son of Horace Burnett Gowing (d. 1944), master draper, and his wife, Clara Louise Lawrence. His grandfather was a treasurer of the ...

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Heron, Patrick (1920–1999), painter and art critic, was born at 12 Hollin Lane, Headingley, Leeds, on 30 January 1920, the eldest child in the family of three sons and a daughter of Thomas Milner Heron (1890–1983), textile and garment manufacturer, and his wife, ...

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Jellett, Mary Harriett [Mainie] (1897–1944), painter and writer on art, was born on 20 April 1897 at 36 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, and baptized at St Anne's Church, Dawson Street, the eldest of the four daughters of William Morgan Jellett (1857–1936) and Janet McKensie Stokes (...

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Lauder, Robert Scott (1803–1869), painter and art teacher, was born on 25 June 1803 at Silvermills in Edinburgh, the son of John Lauder, a tannery owner, and his wife, Ellen (or Helen) Tait. Lauder was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh. Encouragement from the artist ...

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Oliver [née Patrick], Cordelia McIntyre (1923–2009), artist and art and theatre critic, was born at 101 Pollok Street, Glasgow, on 24 April 1924, the daughter of Robert Patrick, marine engineer, and his wife, Flora McCallum, née Matchett. She was educated at Hutcheson's Grammar School...

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Philipson, Sir Robert James [Robin] (1916–1992), painter and art administrator, was born in Broughton in Furness, Lancashire, on 17 December 1916, the son of James Philipson, London, Midland, and Scottish Railway stationmaster, and his wife, Agnes Postlethwaite, who already had three children from a first marriage. ...

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Russell, Sir Walter Westley (1867–1949), painter and art teacher, was born on 31 May 1867 at Forest Gate, Essex, the son of William Henry Russell, a bookbinder, and his wife, Charlotte Emily Bradley. In his early twenties he studied painting at the Westminster School of Art, London...