Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993), designer and artist, was born on 9 November 1904 in Coronel, Chile, the tenth surviving child of David Angus (1855–1926), railway engineer, and his wife, Mary, née Wilson (1860–1939), a former teacher. Her parents were originally from Scotland...
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Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator, was born in London on 27 February 1742, the son of William Hakewill and his wife, Mary Dransfield. He was the great-grandson of William Hakewill (bap. 1574, d. 1655), master of chancery. His father was foreman to ...
Maker: William Aikman
Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings, was baptized William Cant in St Mary's Church, Bridlington, Yorkshire, on 1 January 1686, the son of William Cant and his wife, Esther Shimmings.
David M. Wilson
Knox, Archibald (1864–1933), designer and watercolour painter, was born on 9 April 1864, the fourth son of the seven children of Robert William Knox, marine engineer, and his wife, Ann, at Cronkborne, Tromode, Braddan, Isle of Man. His parents came from Scotland to the ...
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868–1928), architect, decorative artist, and watercolour painter, was born on 7 June 1868 at 70 Parson Street, Glasgow, the fourth of the eleven children of William McIntosh (c.1837–1908), a clerk in the Glasgow police force, and his first wife, ...
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Mackintosh, Margaret Macdonald [née Margaret Macdonald] (1864–1933), watercolour painter and designer, was born on 5 November 1864 in Tipton, Staffordshire, the second of the five children of John Macdonald (1825–1895), engineer and colliery manager, and his wife, Frances Grove Hardeman (1838–1912), daughter of ...
Pillement, Jean Baptiste (1728–1808), painter and designer, was born in Lyon, France, on 24 May 1728. He came from a long line of painters, and after early training in his native Lyon he worked briefly at the Gobelins factory in Paris, before going to ...
Elaine Kilmurray and Richard Ormond
Sargent, John Singer (1856–1925), portrait and landscape painter and muralist, was born probably on 12 January 1856 in Florence, in the Casa Arretini, next to the Palazzo Sperini, in the Lungarno Acciaioli on the left bank. The family celebrated his birthday on that date but some family letters give his date of birth as 10 January. He was the eldest surviving child of American parents, ...