1-15 of 15 results  for:

  • painting and drawing x
Clear all

Image

(Frank) Graham Bell (1910–1943) by Olivier Bell, 1938 [painting Dover Front] private collection

Article

Bell, (Frank) Graham (1910–1943), painter and writer, was born on 21 November 1910 near Brakpan, Johannesburg, Transvaal, the eldest of the three sons of Frank Graham Bell (1874–1948), a British mining engineer, and his wife, Marjorie, née Hewitt (1888–1979). The family spent from 1915 to 1922 in ...

Article

Briscoe, Arthur John Reginald Trevor (1873–1943), engraver and marine artist, was born on 25 February 1873 at Mount Pleasant, Oxton, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the eldest son of John Briscoe (d. 1893), a prominent Liverpool businessman and senior partner in the cotton-broking firm of ...

Image

Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893) self-portrait, 1877 courtesy of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums. Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. Photograph: Katya Kallsen © President and Fellows of Harvard College

Article

Brown, Ford Madox (1821–1893), painter and designer, was born at Calais, France, on 16 April 1821, the son of Ford Brown (d. 1842) and his wife, Caroline (d. 1839), the daughter of Tristram Maries Madox, of an old Kent yeoman family. ...

Article

Copley, John (1875–1950), printmaker and painter, was born on 25 June 1875 at his parents' home, Fallowfield, in Manchester, the only child of William Crawford Williamson (1816–1895), professor of botany at Manchester University and founder of palaeobotany, and his second wife, Annie Copley Heaton (1840?–1929?)...

Image

William Henry Hunt (1790–1864) self-portrait © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Hunt, William Henry (1790–1864), watercolour painter, was born in March 1790 and baptized on 28 March 1790 at 8 Old Belton Street (now Endell Street), London, son of John Hunt, tin-plate worker and japanner, and his wife, Judith. Sickly and lame from childhood, he was regarded as too weak to follow his father's profession. ...

Image

Sir David Alexander Cecil Low (1891–1963) by Yousuf Karsh, 1943 © Karsh / Camera Press, London; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil (1891–1963), cartoonist and caricaturist, was born on 7 April 1891 in Dunedin, New Zealand, the third son among the four children of David Brown Low, a businessman, and his wife, Jane Caroline Flanagan. His father's family emigrated from ...

Article

Papas, William Elias [Bill] (1927–2000), cartoonist and illustrator, was born Elias Papas on 15 July 1927 in Ermelo, Transvaal, between Johannesburg and South Africa's border with Swaziland, the third son and the fourth of the six children of Constantine Nickolas (Kostas) Papas (1883–1943)...

Article

Richmond, Sir William Blake (1842–1921), painter, was born at 10 York Street, London, on 29 November 1842, the second son of the painter George Richmond (1809–1896) and his wife, Julia (1811–1881), daughter of Charles Heathcote Tatham (1772–1842), architect. His second name and the choice of ...

Article

Rossetti, (Emma) Lucy Madox Brown (1843–1894), painter and biographer, was born on 19 July 1843 in Paris, only daughter of Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893), the painter, and his first wife and cousin, Elisabeth Bromley (1818/19–1846). After her mother died of tuberculosis in June 1846, her father brought ...

Image

Maker: David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

In 

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

Article

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 ...