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(Arthur) Clive Heward Bell (1881–1964) by Roger Fry, c. 1924 © Estate of Roger Fry; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bell, (Arthur) Clive Heward (1881–1964), art critic and writer, was born on 16 September 1881 at East Shefford, Berkshire, the second son of William Heward Bell (1849–1927), civil engineer, and his wife, Hannah Taylor Cory (1850–1942). In the words of his son Quentin...

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William Michael Rossetti (1829–1919) by Ford Madox Brown, 1856 [William Michael Rossetti by Gaslight] National Trust Photographic Library

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Rossetti, William Michael (1829–1919), art critic and literary editor, was born on 25 September 1829 at 38 Charlotte Street, Portland Place, London, third of four children of Gabriele Pasquale Giuseppe Rossetti (1783–1854), professor of Italian and Dante scholar, and his wife, Frances Mary Lavinia (1800–1886)...

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Rutter, Francis Vane Phipson [Frank] (1876–1937), art critic and museum curator, was born on 17 February 1876 at 4 The Cedars, Putney, the youngest son of Henry Rutter (d. 1896), a solicitor, and his wife, Emmeline Claridge Phipson. He was educated at ...

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(Anthony) David Bernard Sylvester (1924–2001) by Larry Rivers, 1962 © Estate of Larry Rivers / DACS, London / VAGA, New York 2010; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sylvester, (Anthony) David Bernard (1924–2001), art critic and exhibition curator, was born in Hackney, London, on 21 September 1924, the son of Philip Silvester, later Sylvester, businessman, and his wife, Sybil, née Rosen. Both parents were of Jewish descent. At the time of his birth his father was in the fish trade, but he later joined the family's antiques and silver business in ...