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Alexander, William (1767–1816), artist and museum curator, was born at Maidstone, Kent, on 10 April 1767, one of the three sons and one daughter of Harry Alexander, a coachbuilder. A pencil and watercolour sketch by Alexander of the street where he was born is in ...

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Daintrey, Adrian Maurice (1902–1988), artist and art critic, was born on 23 June 1902 at Foulsa Road, Balham, London, the youngest of the three children of Ernest Daintrey, solicitor, and his wife, Lucy Mary Blagdon. His talent for drawing was the only distinction to emerge from his schooldays at ...

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Dewhurst, Wynford (1864–1941), artist and writer on art, was born in Manchester on 26 January 1864. He was educated by a private tutor and subsequently at Mintholme College. Although originally destined for the legal profession, he showed an early artistic flair, contributing pen drawings and descriptive articles to journals in ...

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Doort, Abraham van der (1575x85–1640), artist and curator, is thought to have been the son of Peter van der Doort, an engraver from the Netherlands who was active in Hamburg around 1590–1600, and the brother of the painters Isaak and Jacob van (der) Doort...

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Drury, (Alfred) Paul Dalou (1903–1987), artist and teacher of art, was born on 14 October 1903 at Crescent Lodge, 2 Tressillian Crescent, Brockley, in south-east London, the elder of the two sons of (Edward) Alfred Briscoe Drury RA (1856–1944), sculptor and painter, and ...

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Fleming, Ian (1906–1994), artist and art teacher, was born on 19 November 1906 in Colvend Street, Glasgow, the younger son of John Fleming (d. 1939), a painter and decorator, of Byres Road, Glasgow, and his wife, Catherine, née McLean (d. 1970)...

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Francia, Peter Laurent de (1921–2012), artist and educator, was born Pierre Laurent Joseph Antoine Ferdinand de Francia at Beaulieu sur Mer, Alpes Maritimes, France, on 25 January 1921, the only child of (Francis) Fernand de Francia, otherwise Francis Joseph de Francia (d...

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See Gaskin [née France], Georgie Evelyn Cave

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Golding, (Harold) John (1929–2012), painter, art historian, and curator, was born on 10 September 1929 at 63 Pevensey Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, Hastings, Sussex, the younger child of Harold Samuel Golding (1898–1990), insurance broker, and his wife, Dorothy, née Hamer (1894–1991), piano teacher, then resident at ...

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Havell, Ernest Binfield (1861–1934), artist and art teacher, was born on 16 September 1861 at 1 Jesse Terrace, Reading, the second son and third child in the family of three sons and two daughters of Charles Richard Havell, professional artist, and his wife, ...

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Heath, Adrian Lewis Ross (1920–1992), artist and art teacher, was born on 23 June 1920 at Matmyo, north Burma, the only child of Percy Charles Petgrave Heath, the manager of a rubber plantation for the Bombay Burma Corporation, and his wife, Adria Frederica Ross-Porter...

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Kipling, John Lockwood (1837–1911), artist and art school administrator, was born at Kirbymoorside, Pickering, Yorkshire, on 6 July 1837, the eldest child of the Revd Joseph Kipling (1805–1862), a Methodist minister, and his wife, Frances, née Lockwood, the daughter of a Cleveland builder and architect. He was educated at ...

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McCance, William (1894–1970), artist and writer on art, was born on 6 August 1894 at 69 Westburn Rows, Newton, parish of Cambuslang, near Glasgow, the seventh child and youngest son of the eight children of James McCance (d. 1911), a coalminer who originally came from ...

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Murray, Charles Fairfax (1849–1919), artist and art connoisseur, was born on 13 September 1849 at 14 High Street, Bow, in London, the son of James Dalton Murray (1808–1876), a draper, and Elizabeth Scott (1816–1853). About 1862 he was working in an engineering drawing office, but he entered ...

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See Nicholson, Francis

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Cordelia McIntyre Oliver (1923–2009) by David Gibson, 2008 © David Gibson

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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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Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and his wife, Sarah (1802/3–1838). His mother died when he was young, and his father, by then employed as a publican, was remarried in 1840, to ...