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Sir (Peter) Francis Bourgeois (1756–1811) by Sir William Beechey, c. 1810 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bourgeois, Sir (Peter) Francis (1756–1811), landscape painter and founder of the Dulwich Picture Gallery, was given to obfuscation and romance where his origins were concerned; but he was born in London, the son of Issac Bourgeois (b. 1707/8), who was of Swiss descent, and his wife, ...

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Greenwood, Nigel Palin (1941–2004), gallery owner, was born on 28 May 1941 at Quay Cottage, Noss Mayo, near Plymouth, Devon, the second child and only son of Hilary Greenwood (1907–1979), naval officer, and his wife, Katharine Mary, née Palin (1909–1976). He had two sisters, ...

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William Hesketh Lever, first Viscount Leverhulme (1851–1925) by William Strang, 1918 University of Liverpool Art Gallery and Collections

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Lever, William Hesketh, first Viscount Leverhulme (1851–1925), soap manufacturer and philanthropist, was born on 19 September 1851, at 16 Wood Street, Bolton, seventh child and elder son of James Lever (1809–1897), wholesale and retail grocer, and his wife, Eliza, daughter of William Hesketh...

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Reid, Sir Norman Robert (1915–2007), painter and gallery director, was born on 27 December 1915 at 244 Upland Road, Dulwich, London, the only son and second of three children of Edward Daniel Reid (1887–1956) and his wife, Blanche, née Drouet (1888–1961). His sisters were ...

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Robert Baldwin Ross (1869–1918) by Sir William Rothenstein © Estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ross, Robert Baldwin (1869–1918), journalist and gallery owner, was born in Tours, France, on 25 May 1869, the youngest of seven children of John Ross (1818–1871), attorney-general of Upper Canada, and his second wife, Augusta Elizabeth (c.1832–1905), the daughter of Robert Baldwin (1804–1858)...

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Rothschild, Henry William (1913–2009), gallery owner and promoter of crafts and design, was born Heinrich Wilhelm Jacques Rothschild on 21 November 1913 at Offenbach am Main, Germany, the fourth and youngest child of Albert Aaron Rothschild (1872–1938), businessman, and his wife, Elisabeth Sophie (Lisbeth), ...

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Silver, Jonathan (1949–1997), businessman and gallery owner, was born on 21 October 1949 at St Luke's Hospital, Horton Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire, one of the two sons of Sydney Samuel Silver (b. 1917), retail draper, and his wife, Irene Betty, née Morris, whose mother ran a boarding-house for Jewish refugees. Educated at ...