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L. H. Cust

revised by Jill Springall

Medley, Samuel (1769–1857), painter, was born on 22 March 1769, probably at Watford, Hertfordshire, the son of Samuel Medley (1738–1799), the Baptist minister, and his wife, Mary, née Gill. He entered the Royal Academy Schools on 14 October 1791 aged twenty-two, and exhibited there for the first time in 1792 sending ...

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Thomas Lowinsky

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Philpot, Glyn Warren (1884–1937), painter and sculptor, was born on 5 October 1884 in London, the youngest of five children of John Philpot (1849–1927), surveyor, and his wife, Jessie Carpenter (1842?–1892), who died when Philpot was seven. He showed a precocious aptitude for drawing, and at thirteen began printing little booklets whose woodcut decorations show a debt to ...

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Potter [née Attenborough], Marian Anderson [Mary] (1900–1981), painter, was born on 9 April 1900 at Rockford, Barnmead Road, Beckenham, Kent, the second of the four children of (John) Arthur Attenborough (1873–1940), solicitor, and his wife, Kathleen Mary, née Doble (1872–1957). She was educated at ...

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Scott, David (1806–1849), painter and poet, was born on 10 or 12 October 1806 at Parliament Square, High Street, Edinburgh, the fifth child of Robert Scott (1777–1841), an engraver, and his wife, Ross Bell, whom he married in 1800. The deaths of his four elder brothers within a few days of each other in 1807 had a devastating and lasting effect on his deeply religious parents, who soon after moved to ...

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David Scott (1806–1849) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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See Smith, George

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See Smith, George