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Grimaldi, William, Marquess Grimaldi in the Genoese nobility (1751–1830), miniature painter  

V. Remington

Grimaldi, William, Marquess Grimaldi in the Genoese nobility (1751–1830), miniature painter, was born in Christopher's Alley, Shoreditch, London, on 26 August 1751 and baptized at home on 22 September, the fourth but eldest surviving son of Alexander Grimaldi, Marquess Grimaldi (1724–1800), of Christopher's Alley, Shoreditch...


Haughton, Moses, the younger (1773–1849), miniature painter and engraver  

D. H. Weinglass

Haughton, Moses, the younger (1773–1849), miniature painter and engraver, the son of William Haughton (1737–1769), a gun locksmith, and his wife, Elizabeth, was born on 7 July 1773 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, where he returned as an adult to be rebaptized, on 20 October 1807. About 1790 he went to ...


Hilliard, Laurence (1582–1648), miniature painter  

Mary Edmond

Hilliard, Laurence (1582–1648), miniature painter, was born probably at the London tenement where his parents lived in Gutter Lane, adjoining Goldsmiths' Hall, and was baptized at St Vedast-alias-Foster, Foster Lane, Cheapside, on 5 March 1582, the fourth of the seven children of Nicholas Hilliard (1547?–1619)...


Leakey, James (1775–1865), miniature painter  

F. M. O'Donoghue

revised by V. Remington

Leakey, James (1775–1865), miniature painter, was born on 20 September 1775 at Exeter, the son of John Leakey who was engaged in the wool trade as a wool-stapler. Little is known of James Leakey's early life and training but it is recorded that he was about to become ...


Oliver, Peter [Pierre] (1589–1647), miniature painter  

John Murdoch

Oliver, Peter [Pierre] (1589–1647), miniature painter, was the eldest son of the miniaturist Isaac Oliver and his first wife, Elizabeth (b. 1570/71), whom he had possibly met and married in the Low Countries about 1588. She died and was buried, aged twenty-eight, on 6 September 1599. The ...


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Oliver, Peter (1589–1647)  

Maker: Peter Oliver


Peter Oliver (1589–1647) self-portrait, c. 1625–30 © National Portrait Gallery, London