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Barker, Benjamin (1776–1838), landscape painter and drawing-master, was the son of Benjamin Barker (c.1720–1793), a former solicitor and minor artist, and his wife, Anne, and the younger brother of the painter Thomas Barker (1767–1847), known as Barker of Bath. In the late 1770s the family moved from ...

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Callow, John (1822–1878), marine painter and drawing-master, was born on 19 July 1822 in St Pancras, London, son of Robert Callow (b. 1786), a London carpenter, and his wife, Elizabeth, both of whom died in 1848. His childhood ambition was to be a sailor but in 1835 his elder brother ...

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Reginald George Vicat Cole (1870–1940) by John Byam Shaw, 1898 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cole, Reginald George Vicat [Rex] (1870–1940), landscape painter and art teacher, was born on 22 February 1870 in Kensington, London, the only son and youngest of the four children of George Vicat Cole (1833–1893) and Mary Ann Chignell (d. 1915), daughter of a ...

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Fisk, William Henry (1827–1884), landscape and historical genre painter and drawing teacher, was the son of William Fisk (1796–1872), a painter of portraits and historical subjects, and his wife, Margaret Thomas; he was baptized on 23 June 1827 at St Mary's, Marylebone Road, Middlesex...

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Gibson, Patrick (1782?–1829), landscape painter and writer on art, was a native of Edinburgh. Although the parochial register of Dollar states that he died in 1829 'aged fifty-four years', the date of his birth is more probably that usually given, December 1782. ...

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Holmes, Sir Charles John (1868–1936), landscape painter and art critic, was born at Preston on 11 November 1868, the elder son of Charles Rivington Holmes (d. 1873), vicar of St Michael's Church, Bromley by Bow, later vicar of Stratton, Cornwall, and his wife, ...

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Sir Charles John Holmes (1868–1936) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Leighton Leitch (1804–1883) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson © Scottish National Photography Collection, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Leitch, William Leighton (1804–1883), landscape painter and drawing-master, was born in Glasgow on 2 November 1804, the son of Richard Leitch, who had been in the navy and army and retired in 1815, and Elisabeth Hardie. Educated in Glasgow, Leitch worked in a lawyer's office and a weaver's shop, and then as a house painter, but spent his evenings drawing with ...

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Moore, George Belton (1805–1875), landscape painter and drawing-master, a pupil of A. C. Pugin, exhibited pictures of foreign scenery at the Royal Academy, British Institution, and Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street, from 1830 until his death. He was drawing-master at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich...

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Tomson, Arthur Graham (1859–1905), landscape painter and art critic, was born on 15 March 1859 at High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, sixth child of Whitbread Tomson (1825/6–1876), banker, and his wife, Elizabeth Maria Cremer (d. in or before 1904). After attending a preparatory school at ...